(from the European Athletics web site) – Marcell JacobsThe reigning Olympic and European champion within the 100m and the reigning world and European champion within the 60m will open the ’23 season indoors. Orleans Cup Bronze assembly of Lodz World Corridor Touron February 4th.
Jacobs gained this assembly with a 6.49 run on his technique to a gold medal on the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade final yr, the place he broke the European file with 6.41. Olympic champion to face ‘former’ American Mike Rodgers – who beat Jacobs two years and completed second final yr – and the Dutch Joris Van Gool He has the power to run underneath 6.60 in his profession. Whereas we await different names, it is a gentle begin for now, on condition that the 2 athletes returned from a foul season and Rodgers positively set the tempo final yr.
In the meantime, different unlikely heroes additionally seem. The spotlight for native followers would be the ladies’s 60m cannonball Ewa Swoboda He gained with 7.04 final yr earlier than bettering the Polish file with a sensational 7.00 within the last.
Swoboda to face Ivorian multi-medal Marie-Josee Ta Lou who set the African 100m file to 10.72 final summer season.
In pole vault, Piotr Lisek And Pawel Wojciechowski they face the previous world champion Sam Kendricksperiod Michael Haratyk And Konrad Bukowiecki Meet the three medalists of the European Championship in Monaco: Croatian Filip MihaljevicSerbian Armin Sinancevic And Thomas Stanek. Bukowiecki gained the match final yr with a rating of 21.39.
Extra information from the Lodz Assembly within the coming days.
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