Three years later, almost to the day, Hussillos finally got some consolation for that disappointment in Birmingham and climbed to the top of the podium at a major international championships when he took the European indoor title over two laps of the track in the Polish city of Torun. In an interview with the Spanish federation website the original in Spanish can be read here , and an edited version is published below , Husillos talked about his win in Torun and making the Spanish m record his own this coming summer. Congratulations on your first 'official' international title. Would you say this win puts behind you the pain of what happened in Birmingham in ? What happened during the indoor season is difficult to forget. The European title went a long way to healing the scars of what happened in the world indoor championships final….
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Nafissatou Thiam laid down a big marker ahead of the defence of her Olympic heptathlon title this summer as she earned her second European indoor pentathlon title in Torun without ever appearing to be under pressure. Thiam, who won this title in after taking silver in , had resumed competition in the evening session after establishing the lead with points after 8. Given that Thiam holds both the outdoor and indoor Belgian records in the long jump — at 6. And after a first attempt failure allowed Vidts, who registered a personal best of 6.
European Athletics Indoor Championships
Posted by Georgie Heath Mar 5, 0. Having claimed gold in and silver two years ago, she is now pushing again for that top spot despite a year of uncertainty, travel restrictions and cancelled competitions. Especially over the last few years going into the Worlds or Olympics. Bradshaw cleared her highest height in nine years with 4.
Giles triumphs in Torun in The nature of his recent victories had hinted at a big breakthrough, but even Elliot Giles appeared surprised when he crossed the line in Following his Only the legendary Wilson Kipketer, with his Giles positioned himself well for the first two laps and was a couple of strides behind the pacemaker, who went through m in