Athletics: Mihambo can't wait

Only 300 spectators in the province in Weinheim instead of 70,000 at the Olympic games in Tokyo– but Malaika Mihambo is excited yet quite. "I can't wait," wr

Athletics: Mihambo can't wait

Only 300 spectators in the province in Weinheim instead of 70,000 at the Olympic games in Tokyo– but Malaika Mihambo is excited yet quite. "I can't wait," wrote the long-jump world champion before her first appearance this summer in Instagram. "I feel good, the shape is better," says Mihambo. Finally, it's happening again.

on Saturday Mihambo is still flying through the air again, instead of Germany's Sportswoman of the year sprints a week before the German Championships in Braunschweig, Germany over 100 meters. The makers have put the Meeting under the Motto "Back to Applause", after all, a few hundred Fans allowed in the Sepp-Herberger-Stadion.

Corona changed in the athletics, everything. Actually, Mihambo would be now a long time ago in Japan, next Tuesday (4. August) would have been in Tokyo long jump final on the program. With Mihambo at the start as a big favourite for Gold. But it was not to be known. And Mihambo has aligned their "center of gravity", of course. The 26-Year-old, who had to fight to the indoor season with knee problems, will only be a short season with few competitions contest– in order for the form construction for Tokyo 2021 is the longer.

Olympia is, of course, on top of everything. And the Gold Mission of athletics wants to prepare Mihambo in the United States with their new coach, Carl Lewis-legend par excellence. The Situation in and around Corona to let it "hopefully soon" that Mihambo can fly to Texas, she wrote. From their controversial plans, which had beaten the German athletics Association (DLV) is quite high waves, wants the self-conscious Mihambo not be dissuaded. Only those who have made it all the way to the top and there for a long time was able to hold, "can teach him, too," she said at last.

Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 16:19

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