Thanks to the wildcard, I was allowed to be part of the European Championships 2022 despite the ongoing problems and effects of the injury from 2021. A successful event overall, which showed that our sport is still able to fill large arenas in Germany.
IAAF Continental Cup 2018
On 09.09. I started the second time in 2018 in Ostrava. In the really well-filled stadium many international athletes celebrated their season finale. It was about points, places and prestige.
Berlin ISTAF 2018
On 02.09. met again in the Berlin Olympic Stadium, the creme de la creme of international athletics. The IAAF Worldchallenge – ISTAF Berlin – was all about prestige, revenge and an emotional farewell to a big thrower.
European Champion 2018
The evening of 9th August 2018 should be another festival of international athletics championships in Berlin. It was even more, a jubilee for me as the winner of European title fights in our home own country. With 89.47m I became European champion ahead of Andreas Hofmann and Estonian Magnus Kirt.
With 88.09m in the last attempt I was able to secure 2nd place behind Andreas Hofmann on the weekend. After bumpy start of the competition with
Diamond League 2018
Also in 2018, the IAAF International Athletics Meetings Series, the Diamond League, is the measure of global top contests. The javelin of the men can be found on 5 stages of the 14 meetings.
JenJavelin festival and training week
88 athletes from 15 nations met on 30.06. in the Jenaer Oberaue to celebrate a festival of worldwide uniqueness. Just one week before the main competitions, 50 javelin throw enthusiasts
Kuortane Elite Games 2018
Yesterday, a Finnish weather scenario was repeated that all athletes at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku had to go through 3 weeks ago. On arrival, the sun shone
Golden Spike 2018
Yesterday evening the traditional Golden Spike Meeting took place in the Czech city of Ostrava. In gusty wind and rainy conditions, great results were nevertheless achieved.
Anhalt 2018 – 90,75m in Dessau
25 degrees, hardly any wind and a great audience, this is how the general conditions of the 20th Anhalt Meeting 2018 in Dessau on 08.06.2018 can be described. In addition to great starter fields in all fields, the men’s javelin was clearly advertised as a highlight.