Marathon: Team gold for Germany

The German marathon runner Miriam Dattke just missed out on a solitary medal at the start of the European Athletics Championships in Munich. The 24-year-old competing Regensburg was fourth on Monday over 42.195 kilometers in 2:28:52 hrs. Bronze safeguarded the simultaneous Dutchman Nienke Brinkman in the last sprint, that was just a couple of centimeters in advance.

The German champ Domenika Mayer as the sixth (2:29:21) and Deborah Schöneborn (2:30:35) as tenth ensured that the German team could not be taken over in the team category. Rabea Schöneborn as twelfth as well as Katharina Steinruck in 15th place finished the superb German team outcome.

dattke anyhow Super Satisfied

16 years after the mind-blowing European Championship title for Rostock Ulrike Maisch, Dattke ran up to two kilometers prior to the finish line. Lisowska quit, while Dattke was empty in an interesting final stage. I’m super happy, obviously I would certainly have suched as to get a medal, stated Dattke and also stated: The state of mind is remarkable.

Four rounds had to be completed on a circuit with the city facility of Munich. The weather conditions due to the beginning time at 10.30 a.m. were not as challenging as feared. At the beginning, it was 19 degrees under a cloudy sky, after that 22 levels when the finish line and also around 60 percent humidity.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.