Ex-world champion Niklas Kaul (Mainz) captured a solid begin to the decathlon at the home European Championships in Munich. The 24-year-old ran the 100 meters with 11.16 seconds as swiftly as never before. Welt recordler as well as world champion Kevin Mayer, on the other hand, had to quit as a result of injury, the Frenchman just omitted with muscular tissue problems.
It is extremely difficult to stop, said the 30-year-old after his 11.67 seconds. The OFF from Mayer additionally expands the great medal chances for the German team.
Memories of Berlin
Only Mayer was in the registration checklist before Kaul, who had ended up being 6th at the Globe Mug in Eugene 3 weeks ago with 8434 points. That was the outfit wedding rehearsal that was going so Lala, claimed Kaul beforehand: I do not have an EM medal yet.
The fastest over 100 meters was the Swiss Simon Ehammer with 10.56 seconds. Safeguarding champion Arthur Abele, that disputed his last decathlon in Munich, ran 11.24 seconds. Kai Kazmirek made 11.15 seconds, Tim Nowak just 11.51 secs.
We’ll see you following year, claimed the large favored on gold. Four years back in Berlin, Mayer had missed the safely believed title for 3 invalid attempts in the lengthy jump.