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Kogelstootster Boekelman: ‘If I take this draught I take on in 2018 european CHAMPIONSHIPS-medal

Kogelstootster Boekelman: ‘If I take this draught I take on in 2018 european CHAMPIONSHIPS-medal

Melissa Boekelman take with lifted head parting from her first world CHAMPIONSHIP. The kogelstootster was at her debut eleventh in the final in London and that should be the first step to even better results.

“I take this as luggage to be even better to be able to perform,” said Boekelman, that the bullet in the final showdown in the Olympic Stadium to 17,73 off. The Chinese Lijiao Gong won with 19,94 metres and the Hungarian Anita Marton (19,49) was second.

Except Boekelman and Marton, there was only one other European woman in the final: Yuliya Leantsiuk (18,12) from belarus. “If I get this line through, I pick up so, certainly a medal next year at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in Berlin,” reveals the 28-year-old Boekelman.

“I’m still not at my top and go further. About three years Playing in Tokyo, and who knows I get the Games of the 2024 also. As a pitcher you can for a long time.”

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Boekelman to own say still not at the “top of career”

World champion

By the final, the world cup is perhaps the breakthrough of Boekelman become, after eleven years ago as a great promise-world champion under-20.

“I am a junior been very good, but then came a number of difficult years with a lot of coachwisselingen. Who coaches on your technique and sit with me picked up that are not very good. But now I finally have a great year.”

“In the final had, though there were more resident than a second, but I’m eleventh in the world. I’m just awfully well done.”

Boekelman eleventh in world cup finals shot put

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