Michel Butter and Khalid Choukoud to go on the 5th of april in the Rotterdam marathon to try to qualify for the Olympic Games next summer in Tokyo, japan. The upper limit on the Coolsingel in rotterdam is 2 hours, 11 minutes and 30 seconds.
Both athletes had never participated in the Games. The Butter came out four years ago, the eight-count deficit in his bid to qualify for the Games in Rio de Janeiro, the place. His personal best time of 2:09.58. To the best of Choukoud 2:10.52.
There are a total of three tickets will be awarded for the Games in Tokyo, japan, one of which is already in the hands of A Quarter of. The 34-year-old Butter, and one-year-younger Choukoud are going to try to get the other two tickets are to get hold of.
In Rotterdam, also to Bart van Nunen (personal best time of 2:13.09), and Frank Futselaar (personal best of 2: 14.06) with it. Mohamed Ali, the national champion in the 5,000 meters two years ago, making his debut in the marathon.
For women, the limit is 2 hours and 28 minutes. Among others, Bo Ummels, who has a personal best of 2:32.34, and Kim Dillen (2:33.24), you do it.
More recently, the olympic organization because of the heat in Japan, and decided to do the marathon, moving from Tokyo to Sapporo, which is 800 miles north of the city, is located. The matches will start in the morning at 7: 00 am.
The Dutch athletes are in the Olympic Games in Tokyo