Defeat estafettevrouwen large after failed alternate on the 4×400 meter
The estafettevrouwen had a good chance of a finals in the 4×400 metres at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in London, but by an error in the first bill it was soon a losing race for the Netherlands. Afterwards was the dismay at loopsters Madiea Ghafoor, Lisanne de Witte, Laura Witte and Eva Hovenkamp.
“The baton slipped out of my hand when I wanted him to surrender,” says Ghafoor, who was the first loopster was from the Netherlands. “It is me never happened and now it happens at a world cup. Really pussy, because we have such a good team.”
Second loopster of the Netherlands was Lisanne de Witte. The South Holland picked up the baton, that in any other job had entered, and went in spite of considerable loss of time. “I thought: does this still make sense? I even had to search in the path I had to walk”, watching The White back in the moment.
“And once I ran flashed by my head: what am I doing now? I saw the other runners far ahead of me, and I knew that I never went to overtake. But I ran it, because I wanted that Laura and Eva, also a round in this beautiful stadium.”
Estafettevrouwen after drama on the 4×400-meter: ‘It felt like a losersapplaus’
Moreover, the Netherlands had at that time already no longer in the race because Ghafoor according to the rules themselves, the baton would have had to pick up to still to Into the White. The orange four, last finished in the series, was disqualified.
“That I realized not when I ran,” says third loopster Laura White, who is the sister of Into the White. “I wanted the race anyway to finish. Then but to show that we have a good and solid team that is in form.”
Finally got to the Netherlands a few seconds behind the rest ran, but the applause of the British public. “But that felt a little like a losersapplaus”, Hovenkamp, that the last loopster of the Netherlands.
Day 9 of world CHAMPIONSHIP of athletics
The 4×400 meter-women were disqualified because of a false change of Madiea Ghafoor and Lisanne de Witte.
Sad faces at Ghafoor, Lisanne de Witte, Laura Witte and Eva Hovenkamp.
The Dutch estafettevrouwen qualified for the final of the 4×100 metres.
With Dafne Schippers, second loopster klokte Orange 42,64, good enough to serve as one of the two tijdsnelsten by the way.
The Dutch mannenploeg had less success. Hensley Paulina, Taymir Burnet, Giovanni Codrington and Liemarvin Bonevacia lost in the series.
Usain Bolt drew with Jamaica in the final and made his farewell as a sprinter off until Saturday.
Sintnicolaas walked out of his injury in the 110 meter hurdles.
Eelco Sintnicolaas kept it after the seventh component seen on the decathlon.
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“But I still can enjoy my round. We have still but beautiful a world cup place, only we had the final can and must pick up. Especially when I now have the times of the other countries see. That should be the next time then that happening. We are still superjong and can.”
The final of the 4×400 metres is Sunday night, the last night of the world cup. France, Poland, United States, Great Britain, Jamaica, Nigeria, Botswana, and Germany took in contrast to the Netherlands, however, the final battle.
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