Sifan Hassan won Saturday’s world title in the 10,000 meters, but the longest distance on the track, it’s really just boring. The 26-year-old athlete was brought to the Netherlands in the Doha round, the fourth world CHAMPIONSHIP gold in the history of the event.
“This is amazing”, exclaimed with joy, Hassan, after her impressive victory. “After about 1,500 feet, my legs slowly, and, after 3000 metres, I was so tired. It was too slow and I’m getting tired of it.”
“That’s when the race really started, and the faster it went, with each round, the better”, he continued, the were born Different. “But the last five laps and I went to death. It was really, really hard.”
Hassan won the 10,000 m in the Qatari capital after a nice acceleration in the final lap with a time of 30.17 and 62. They showed the Different Letesenbet Gidey (30.21,23) is well behind him. Agnes Jebet Kipot, from Kenya, took the bronze (30.25,20). Also, the number of four -, five -, and six of them were of African women.
“When we were in a group were I was the only one in the amber,” said Hassan. “African women and worked as a team, and I couldn’t do anything but stay with it and it worked. Fortunately, I was able to get it to the end, also still have to finish it.”
Hassan is going after the CUP of gold ” to argue with a coach on the next target
Hassan’s focus is only one-half year, 10,000-meter
Only half a year ago, Hassan has to focus on the 10,000 m. Normally, her focus was on the track in the 1,500 meters and the 5,000 meters. This season, she walked the long distance to the track only once.
“A year ago, my coach, the American Alberto Salazar, ed.). for the 10,000-meter run with it, but I said, ” that’s not what I wanted to do. I thought it was really boring. About six months ago, I’m still going to work out, and that was really, really boring. But for now, I’m really glad I got it for such a distance are good. This medal is for me and for us.”
Hassan with its best in the heart of Rens Blom, and Dafne Schippers. Polsstokhoogspringer spoke no Italian has won the 2015 gold at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Helsinki, Schippers was a two-time (2015 to 2017) for the best in the world at 200 meters. All In all, the Netherlands is now four world championship titles in track and field.
Sifan Hassan was her good fortune to her world championship title in the 10,000 meters. (Photo: Getty Images)
Lack of clarity about the involvement of Hassan to the 1,500 or 5,000 meters
May be necessary to go to Hassan in the heart of Doha, also for the fifth Dutch title. They will be able to be considered also in the 1,500 meters and the 5,000 meters to win, but because of the two finals on the same day (Saturday 5th October) will be completed, and they will have to make a choice.
“I want to be able to 100 percent of the 1,500-meter run, but my coach wants me to be the 5,000 meters do. The 5,000 m, it is easy for me, but I think the 1,500-meter more fun. I’m going to be there tonight, still got to fight about it with my coach. I don’t know who is going to win.”
Incidentally, Hassan was in both the 1,500-meter, as the 5,000-meters, is already the European champion, in 2014, in the 1500 m, and in 2018 in the 5,000 meters. At both of these distances is won, they also a world CHAMPIONSHIP bronze.
The finish of the Sifan Hassan of the above. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Hassan will deliver to the Netherlands at about 10,000 meters, a fourth of gold ever at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics