Heptathlete shepherd: The Smile is back

It would have begun without the Coronavirus-crisis this Friday the Olympic games in Tokyo is a waste of Carolin Schäfer no more. "I have finished," said the h

Heptathlete shepherd: The Smile is back

It would have begun without the Coronavirus-crisis this Friday the Olympic games in Tokyo is a waste of Carolin Schäfer no more. "I have finished," said the heptathlete, the LG Eintracht Frankfurt. The shift was coming in the opposite. "I have gained a year." Last autumn, the 28 had left out-Years of the world championship in Doha due to a knee injury. Shortly afterwards, the silver was known medallist of 2017, to separate after eight years of coach Jürgen Sammert and the parents of the decathlon world champion Niklas Kaul, Michael and Stefanie Kaul, a fresh start. "We have turned everything around 180 degrees," says Carolin Schäfer.

The should you a greater Chance of the desired precious metal in Asia in the next year to open. In all of the disciplines, their techniques have been changed or converted. So you no longer runs at the spear throwing so close to the line, to be able to better to the front of the aircraft go, instead of your speed brakes. In the shot put, where she recorded for the year 2018 in Götzis no valid attempt, it is returned to the better to be controlled planing, a technique the Bad Wildungerin used most recently as a youth. In the high jump, she pushes off away from the bar.

with Such changes in part, for many years the retracted movements do not work from today to tomorrow. "It's a process," says Carolin Schäfer. You can now experiment a year unencumbered by a lot of pressure and work that the New becomes Routine, that you must no longer consider any attempt on the fundamentals, the the Europe championship, third from 2018 to relax. Both physically and mentally the past few months, were also without important competitions of a high level of stress. Earlier, Carolin Schäfer anything other than a runner and did the 800-meters was hard racing at the end of a seven fight. To warm up she turned in the Training of just two laps, and brought a once-a-month, five kilometers behind. A twice as long track have you can not even imagine. Today week even during an active recovery within two days 15, 16 miles on the Plan, and a unit in the group begins with a first comparison with the men over 3000 meters.

Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 03:19

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