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
in the magnificent steel-blue sky over the lake in Kuortane to the bet. As soon as the competition came closer, the temperatures dropped to below 9 degrees. Rain came too.
With 84m by Magnus Kirt, my 83m and 80m for Jacub Vadlejch all athletes remained a little behind the expectations of Finnish javelin throwing events. The newly installed tartan of the forested historic site in the small town of Kuortane was still very new and erratic, so everyone quarreled with the timing.
But, end well, all right, a clean 2nd place in the world class field and no injury. Sometimes that’s what counts on difficult days.
It continues in Jena at the international JenJavelin training week and on 30.06. in Jena at the 3rd international javelin meeting in the Jenaer Oberaue from 10:00.
As usual I was in Kuortane with my ZEISS Batis optics on the way to capture impressions in addition to the sport. With unreal cloud formations and the nearby lake that was a pleasure!