Surprises in DM: athletics Star Gesa Krause needs to give up

The new Top Sprinter Deniz Alma for a light look at the spirit of the German Championships provided athletes. The 23-Year-old from the VfL Wolfsburg has won on

Surprises in DM: athletics Star Gesa Krause needs to give up

The new Top Sprinter Deniz Alma for a light look at the spirit of the German Championships provided athletes. The 23-Year-old from the VfL Wolfsburg has won on Saturday in Braunschweig the 100 meters in very strong to 10.09 seconds.

in Front of empty stands, the European champion Gesa Krause missed, meanwhile their sixth title over 3000 meters obstacle. The world Cup-third from the club's new year's eve run in Trier had to give up with muscular problems.

"With the 10,08 I had with me of all people for a very, very large opportunities. But you have to make it for the first time and I made it!“ the jubilant Alma said in the ARD. Born in the black forest, had surprised a week ago in Weinheim with 10,08 seconds – the fastest time since Julian Reus' German record of 10.01, four years ago. The 32-year-old veteran of Erfurt had to leave in third 10,26 the Cologne Joshua Hartmann (10,23) pass.

Spooky atmosphere

In the case of the women, Lisa Marie Kwayie was for the first time as a 100-Meter champion cheer let. The Berliner was in the absence of Assen as Gina gap Kemper and Tatjana Pinto after 11,30 seconds, just ahead of Rebekah Haase from Wetzlar (11,34). "We were in the Corona-time is simply much more time – and we have used well. I'm so happy!“ Kwayie said.

Lots of music stuff and announcements from speakers, start shots, the Rattle of hurdles, and the applause less supervisor, otherwise: silence! In the ghostly atmosphere, the athletes, fought in the Eintracht-Stadion for the title. Times and Wide were on the first day after the difficult training months of the Corona-crisis to a large extent.

"This is, of course, ugly. It was not my day today, and it didn't work right from the start,“ said Gesa Krause, the exit after around 2000 meters as a surprise. "It is hard for me to put in words. This is of course a big disappointment.“ You don't even come with the heat clear. It was made by Krause for the medium - and long-haul routes to be taken to the program, although there is a crowding and spacing rules can not be met.

So Elena Burkard landed from the LG farbtex the Northern black forest is a premiere victory in 9:50,31 minutes. "It's incredible. I had a hard last year, now I'm all the more delighted that it has gone right today,“ she said.

The competitions were held for the first time in over a century of history without an audience and under strict hygiene regulations. So the fight had to wear a mouth-nose protection, the athletes were only allowed to enter in predetermined Timeslots and on the marked Trails, the Arena and the starting fields have been reduced. The German athletics Association (DLV) was obtained with a 45-page concept approval from the authorities for the event.

Updated Date: 08 August 2020, 15:19

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