Atletiekploeg for the three Dutch medals at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Doha

The Atletiekunie have three medals as a goal for the world cup, which is at the end of this month, and will start in the Qatari capital of Doha. The Dutch delegation is composed of thirty-athletes, Sifan Hassan, and Dafne Schippers of the biggest names in.

“We’re going in with high expectations, to the World. Is it realistic to get three medals, if the purpose is to make it,” said the Ad Roskam, technical director of the Atletiekunie, on Tuesday, at Papendal, in the presentation of the world cup squad . The color of the medals he would have no comment.

Two years ago at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in London, won with the Dutch team in four slices. Then there was a gold (200 meters) and bronze medal (100 meters), for Dafne Schippers, Sifan Hassan took the bronze in the 5000 metres, and also meerkampster since that time, More was third.

In the heart of Doha looks like Hassan is almost a zekerheidje for one or two medals, while the Captains this season, is not an absolute toptijden it came out. In addition, the 27-year-old sprinter has a problem with her back. Into the White (400 meters) and Nadine Visser are outsiders for a medal).

Dafne Schippers, in the 2015 and 2017 world champion in the 200 meters. (Photo: Pro-Shots)

“We write to Hassan, at the three distances, in

Hassan belongs to, in less than three lengths to the videos, but the schedule does not allow for the 1,500 square metres can be combined with the 5,000 meters.

In the final of that distance on Saturday night, October 5, right after the other. The 10,000-meter final a week earlier, the 26-year-old Hassan was taken away.

“So, We can write Sifan at the three distances, but in the heart of Doha just decide which of the two of them to run. After the 10,000 meters, to choose between the 1,500 meters and the 5.0000 m,” said Roskam.

Sifan Hassan will be two lengths away in to the world cup. (Photo: Pro-Shots)

“We don’t want to be ten days before it is in the heart of Doha are the’

Moreover, traveling with the team from the Netherlands to Doha, from where it is now about forty-five degrees. This week, there are athletes in the Turkish Belek, antalya to be prepared to get used to the heat.

“We don’t want to ten days in advance in the Doha round have been. That’s not a good idea due to the heat. In the Resort, putting the athletes in the next few weeks, with the final fine-tuning.”

The world cup will start on Friday, september 27, at the Dubai International Stadium, and will last until Sunday the 6th of October.

Women at the world cup: Dafne Schippers (100m, 200m, 4x100m relay), my wife of Hunenstijn (100m, 4x100m relay), Jamile Samuel, 200m, 4x100m relay), Into the White (400m, 4x400m relay (relay), Sifan Hassan (1500m, 5000m, 10,000 m), Maureen Koster (5000m), Susan Krumins (10.000 m) and Nadine Visser (100m hurdles, 4x100m relay), As a Skein (400m hurdles, 4x400m relay (relay), Killiana the Traveller (pole-vaulting), She is of Sound discus throw), a few times More (all -), Nadine Broersen (all), Emma, Oosterwegel (all), Naomi Sedney (4x100m relay), Nargélis Statia, Peter (4x100m relay), Right Clark (4x400m relay (relay), and professional Staff (4x400m relay (relay), Maureen Ellsworth, (4x400m relay (relay).

The Dutch men at the world cup: Taymir Burnet (200m, 4x100m relay), Nick Smith (400m hurdles), De Coupler (pole-vaulting), Menno Vloon (pole-vaulting), Douwe Amels, (high jump), Denzel Comenentia (shot-put, and kogelslingeren), Peter Braun (all), Churandy Martina (4x100m relay), Hensley Paulina (4x100m relay), and Christopher Garia (4x100m relay), and Joris van Gool (4x100m relay).

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