Euphoric Boekelman going to ‘fully enjoy’ in world cup final shot put

Euphoric Boekelman going to ‘fully enjoy’ in world cup final shot put

Melissa Boekelman can her luck with the final at her debut at a world CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics. The province received Tuesday at the Olympic Stadium in London once more the confirmation that they have a season running.

“I’m so happy. Incredibly, I’m in the finals of a world cup”, wonder Boekelman for the camera of NUsport.

The 28-year-old athlete made it exciting in the qualification. Her first two attempts were not good enough, then she will be in her third and final attempt to 17,88 m came and that was sufficient for one of the twelve finaleplekken. Boekelman moved to ninth by.

“When I think about then I say: why do I myself so difficult? I had to work really hard at that last shot. It was nerve-wracking. I didn’t know exactly what the position was, but I knew that at previous world cup’s roughly amounts to € 17.75 metres was necessary for a winning project.”

Boekelman pushed then 17,88. “At the time that the bullet was away, I already felt that it was better than the first two attempts. I was and am very happy.”


Boekelman heard of Canadian unsecured that they are in the world cup final is

Personal record

The final of Boekelman seems to be no coincidence. She is in shape, as witnessed by the tightening of her personal record two weeks ago to 18,66. “I’m working to have a good season,” realize Boekelman, who last year at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro not by the qualification came.

“In the final I go back popping, a spot in the top eight is the goal. And I’m going to fully enjoy. The stadium is quite full here and do just like they have every time for me cheer.”

The final of the shot put for women starts Wednesday at 21.45 hours (Dutch time).

See also:
Program day 6 world CHAMPIONSHIP of athletics: Boekelman is aiming for top eight

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