Athletics virtual: race with change of location

Omar McLeod has clamped both of his dogs "Coco" and "Fudge" under the right Arm. With the other Hand he caresses the two over the head. A few seconds later,

Athletics virtual: race with change of location

Omar McLeod has clamped both of his dogs "Coco" and "Fudge" under the right Arm. With the other Hand he caresses the two over the head. A few seconds later, the hurdles, the Olympic champion in sprints on the blue track in Bradenton about 100 Yards. Beside him, the Frenchman Jimmy Vicaut, and the canadian Andre de Grasse. De Grasse extended his steps on the last meters, slides his torso over the finish line.

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This will stay in the Inspiration of Games is the only Competition where three athletes in one place to compete against each other. The new Format of the Diamond League, the Swiss sponsor 30 athletes competed in eight disciplines on two continents. Always a Trio against each other. The Swiss television makes it a 90-minute Show. Also on Youtube, the Livestream on Facebook, or in other countries in the television audience could follow the Event. The athlete, jumping and running not only in Bradenton, Florida, but also, for example, in the Dutch town of Arnhem or in Karlstad, Sweden. Prior to any discipline, an athlete will be presented, as McLeod and his dogs.

more Than 150 meters to see the runners in the three small boxes next to each other. Allyson Felix in Walnut, California, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, Florida, Mujinga Kambundji in Zurich. Shortly before the Start portraits of them appear in the place, including the Name. This Moment before the Start, the Sprinter cooling a concentrated look at the camera, her legs shaking, or your necklace, plucking, he is missing. The sprint is run in their box on the screen, two red cars, one blue. Who is in front, is hard to detect.

not Even the runners know this. "That was a bit strange. It is difficult to challenge yourself,“ said Allyson Felix, the twelve-time world champion and six-time Olympic champion. A few seconds after the run, she learns: she has won, with 16,81 seconds behind the Olympic champion over 400 meters, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, in 17,15 and Mujinga Kambundji in 17,28 seconds. The tenths of seconds that the runners apart and are in the Sprint so crucial, they are not visible on the screen.

a Lonely in the hall

change of location: Florida, pole vault of the men, Sam Kendricks flies 5.46 metres, with a lot of space on the crossbar – in the end, he wins the Competition with a height of 5.81 meters. Piotr Lisek in Karlstad creates 5,66 meters at the second attempt. In the case of Valentin Lavillenie, a lonely race a judge is holding in the hall the red Flag. Lavillenie fails at the initial height. He jumped in for his brother, Renaud, who had to pause due to a hand injury.

currency: stab high jump of the women, Angelica Bengtsson has in Karlstad, a small grandstand, the Fans in red Shirts are sitting. She runs over to it, the bar falls at the third attempt over to 4.56. You put your rod back in the storage. Palm trees in the Background, in front of a staff high jump plant, Sandi Morris runs on a different continent, with wide steps, bends the rod and work your way up. It creates the 4.66 metres in the second attempt and wins against the Olympic champion from Rio, Katerina Stefanidi.

Updated Date: 10 July 2020, 11:19

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