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Schippers feels after ‘superlange night’ fresh 200 metres

Schippers feels after ‘superlange night’ fresh 200 metres

Dafne Schippers on Tuesday, had an excellent start to the 200 metres, after Monday was tired of her bronze world CHAMPIONSHIP-race at 100 meters, and everything that followed.

“My body feels good again,” said Schippers, who her series won in a time of 22,63. “I’ve relaxed walk and a lot of energy spared for the semi-finals and the final. Good that that could.”

Important for the 25-year-old Skippers, who titelverdedigster is on the 200 metres, was happy that they have a good night’s sleep had in the run-up to her first 200 metres in the Olympic Stadium in London. After the 100 metres was quite different.

“After that race I didn’t sleep well. That is actually always so because there is a lot of energy in my body. I wanted to rest, but that was not an option.”

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Schippers saw after turn, no competitors on the 200 metres

Brain

The Dutch was Sunday evening also very late in bed. “Around a quarter past one at night I was just ready with the doping control. Then I had to eat and so I was all in all only an hour or three in my bed. And then it took me a while before my brain was.”

Because of the bad night did Skippers the Monday easy. “Yesterday I’ve hardly done anything and then a superlange night. Therefore I’m fully recovered. I look forward to the semi-finals.”

The semi-finals are Thursday night at the program. Friday night at 22.50 hours (Dutch time) is the final and hopes Skippers her world title to continue.

Day 5 world CHAMPIONSHIPS athletics

The supreme Dafne Schippers has all the time in order to look in her series of the 200 metres.
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“This felt so simple. However, that is a very nice feeling,” said Schippers immediately after after her 200 metres.
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Schippers saw her large unsecured Bowie just before the start of the 200 meter cancel.
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Isaac Makwala should not start in the final of the 400 meters, because he is sick.
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Melissa Boekelman in action during the qualification of the shot put.
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Boekelman are celebrating after achieving the final in the shot put.
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Skippers to semi-finals 200 meters, Boekelman reached final shot put

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