Vetter on track for world CHAMPIONSHIP medal on zevenkamp

Vetter on track for world CHAMPIONSHIP medal on zevenkamp

Anouk Vetter is a Sunday after six of the seven sections on course for a world CHAMPIONSHIP medal in the combined events. Thanks to an excellent performance in the javelin, the Dutch on the third place in the standings.

Vetter threw 58,41 metres in the Olympic Stadium in London and that was a personal record and a kampioenschapsrecord. She won the part and rose two places to the third spot. The Belgian topfavoriete Nafissatou Thiam is in the lead with 5980 points. German Carolin Schäfer is second.

The difference in points between Vetter and Schäfer is minimal, only three points (5805 to 5808). The IAAF put initially Fatter on the second place in the standings. But after the last roll of Schäfer (49,99) after the protest still was approved, she stands third.

Day 3 world CHAMPIONSHIPS athletics

Joy at Vetter, who started the second day of the decathlon.

Geoffrey Kirui won the marathon with the finish line at Tower Bridge.

Vetter came in the fifth event, the long jump, to 6,32 metres.

Lisanne de Witte came not by the series of 400 meters.

Nadine Broersen gave injured on the internet.

The marathon was won by Kenyan Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui.

Menno Vloon got injured on his back at the pole-vaulting.

Anouk Vetter has a medal at your fingertips on the internet.

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Sunday night is the son concluded with the 800 meters and then have to Vetter, who last year surprisingly European champion, her podium to hold on to it.

The Dutch may be approximately twelve seconds later finish than the number four Yorgelis Rodriguez from Cuba. The number five, the American Katarina Johnson-Thompson, seventeen seconds to make up on Vetter.

Rodriguez (2.12,65) and Johnson-Thompson (2.07,64) in the 800 meters, has a better personal record than Fatter (2.17,71), who realizes that she is still full with the box for a medal. “The other girls are walking in the 800 meters under 2 minutes and 10 seconds. I can’t do that, so it is still difficult,” said Vetter for the camera of the NOS.

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If Vetter succeeds in her mission then she is the second Dutch ever with a world cup medal in the pentathlon and decathlon. At the world CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 in Moscow conquered Dafne Schippers, who a year later made the switch to sprint, bronze.

The other two Dutch contenders have no chance at a medal. Nadine Visser is seventh in the standings and Nadine Broersen ceased after the long jump, the fifth part was, due to a hamstring injury in the fight.

Broersen, a former world champion indoors in the pentathlon, was currently on the twelfth place.

The White

Lisanne de Witte ran aground Sunday in the series of the 400 metres. The 24-year-old Heiloose ended in her series as the fifth, while a place in the first three was required for direct placement in the semifinals. Her time of 52,48 it appeared afterwards, neither good enough to be one of the six tijdsnelsten to go.

The White dripped disappointed. She was this summer in good shape and sharpness of her personal record to 51,71. They will be available later this WK once again in action on the 4×400 meter relay.

“I think this is my worst event of the season and I don’t see how that can be”, regretted The White for the camera of NUsport. “I felt good, but still it went wrong.”


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The Kenyan runner Geoffrey Kirui won the world title in the marathon. He arrived after 2 hours and 8 minutes and 27 seconds as the first to the finish line at Tower Bridge in London. The Ethiopian Tamira Tola came on a large backlog as a second within in 2.09,49. Alphonce Simbu from Tanzania took the bronze in 2.09,51.

Kirui is already the fifth world champion from Kenya at the classic distance of 42,195 km. He duelleerde long with Tola, which had the best legs seemed to have. But after the Ethiopian, who at the Olympic Games of Rio de Janeiro bronze won in the 10,000 metres, two tins & drink cans was missing in the houses, flowed his powers away.

Kirui began after 35 kilometres to an impressive solo. With almost a minute and a half ahead of he came cheering across the finish line. He belonged in advance to the contenders, because he, this spring, the Boston marathon had won.

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