Junior World Cup: Blueberries filled with promise

The nineteenth version of the U20 World Cup obtained off to begin for Les Bleuets on Monday in Cali, Colombia’s third largest metropolis. Most of them began the competitors nicely, with lengthy jumper Erwan Konaté, pole vaulters Elise Russis and Léa Mauberret and disc thrower Marie-Josée Bovele-Linaka qualifying for the ultimate. To not point out the great performances of the decathletes.

The assertion

“I had a somewhat ‘chilly’ method to leaping, and he did, despite the fact that I used to be behind the scoreboard.”

Returning to his entry into the race within the qualifying of the size, Erwan Konate he used an Anglicism often extra appropriate for a drink on the terrace on a gentle summer time night than for the athletic tracks. However it’s in full rest that she has overcome the primary lure of the competitors. Extremely anticipated in Cali, following the world title he gained in Nairobi final yr, the lengthy jumper from Amiens UC managed his debut within the competitors completely, as he solely wanted one soar to immediately qualify for the ultimate. With out drawing on reserves, he falls again into the sand at 7.80 m (+0.8), precisely the mark required to go to the ultimate, taking third place in qualifying dominated by the Cuban. Alejandro A. Parada with 7.95 m (finest private finest). Throughout the grand clarification, this afternoon at 4:16 pm native time (11:16 pm in France), Robert Emmiyan’s scholar hears ” put extra vitality [son] soar“, and this ” please ” Initially.

The efficiency

Effectively launched decathletes

Pierre Blake he had a powerful first day, with two private data damaged, or somewhat exploded. Over 100 m, the place he was clocked in 11 ”26 regardless of a headwind (-0.9), or 16 cents greater than his outdated benchmark. And in size, the place for the primary time he broke the 7 meter barrier all the way down to 7.12 m (+0.5), whereas his report as much as then was 6.88 m. The EA Grenoble 38 athlete was additionally very near his finest efficiency at top (1.87m) and over 400m (50”44), reaching the perfect throw of his season when it comes to weight (13 , 49 m). ” Not dangerous for the primary day “, He sighed modestly on the arrival of the 400 m.
Second Frenchman engaged on this decathlon, Sacha Rifflert he additionally improved two of his data, within the 100m in 11 ”12 (+0.3) and within the 400m in 49” 94. One final race on the finish of which he was mendacity for lengthy minutes within the blended zone, exhausted. Near his finest stage in size (6.85m with +0.8), even when he wished ” search for a efficiency within the 7.30 m “, And particularly in weight (14.81 m, 6 cm from his report), nonetheless, he skilled a troublesome race in top, managing solely to cancel 1.84 m, when already in 2021 he had exceeded 2.01 m.
Arrived in Cali with the fifth and fourth finest efficiency of the opponents, Sacha Rifflert et Pierre Blake he’ll attempt to transfer up the rankings on the second day, which can method respectively ninth and thirteenth place with 3868 and 3824 factors. After 5 occasions, the Dutch Gabriele Emanuele leads the discussions with 4276 items.

The guarantees

Mauberret and the Russians within the remaining

Excellent contract for pole vaulters throughout qualifying, regardless of a little bit of worry Elisa the Russian, vice-U20 world champion final yr in Nairobi. Arrivée en Colombie avec la troisième efficiency des engagées (4.30 m), elle a été contrainte de s’y take a trois reprises pour franchir sa première barre, à 3.95 m, avant d’effacer 4.05 m au deuxième clever. Sufficient top to go to the ultimate, which can happen on Wednesday, the place ” the counters shall be reset and the place will it go for gold. ” I will must let go and run at full blast “, Assured the member of Stade Sottevillais 76, assured. Lea Mauberret she additionally managed to achieve the ultimate, after having managed her qualifying race completely at her first worldwide choice, with three crossed bars on the primary try: 3.80m, then 3.95m and 4.05m. ” The race went very nicely and I loved it rather a lot, with out strain. Within the remaining the objective would be the identical: to have enjoyable, and to be on the high in order to not remorse something “, has indicated.
One other promise: the sprinter Jeff Erio certified for the 100m semifinals, crossing the end line in 10”56. A time under his normal instances – his report is 10”24 – however obtained in an unfavorable wind of -2.9 m / s. ” If it had been favorable, I feel I might have overwhelmed my report breathed the one who gained the silver medal on the Europe Juniors final yr, when he was nonetheless a cadet. See you for the semi-finals at 3:40 pm native time (10:40 pm in France) and, in case of excellent information, at 5:55 pm (12:55 am) for the ultimate.

And likewise

Satisfaction with Bovele-Linaka

Within the space of ​​the disc, nothing has been gained Marie-Josée Bovele-Linaka et Princess Hyman, to which the sixteenth and twenty first engagement performances have been attributed respectively. However the first of her managed to get out of the sport, sending her automobile to 48.82 m, tenth qualifying jet, which can enable her to compete within the remaining on Wednesday. However, the competitors stops there Princess Hyman, the youngest of the French staff: with 46.03 m, she could have misplaced two meters to enter the highest 12. Very disillusioned on the finish of her competitors, she might have the chance to get better in two years. Nonetheless younger, she gained silver on the U18 Europe in Jerusalem in July.

Dugue on the wire

With the twenty ninth time of registration, Oscar Dugue He was additionally not essentially a favourite to advance to the subsequent spherical within the 110m hurdles. Fourth within the collection, whereas solely the highest three certified immediately for the semifinals, he initially thought he had misplaced it, not hiding his disappointment on the finish of his race, accomplished in 13”95 (-0.3), 21 cents from the report him. This was earlier than he discovered of his time qualification: ” It is a good shock, as a result of my objective was to get to not less than the semifinals “, He lastly let go, discovering his smile once more.
In the course of the gap, Gabriel Timba completed in twelfth place in 4’03”35 of the second collection of 1500m, in an arch-race dominated by the occasion’s favourite, the Kenyan Reynold Kipkorir Cheruiyot (3’40”96). ” I did not have the extent I hoped for, however I did not have the circumstances to do one thing as we speak “he stated, assured that he has a low stage of ferritin in his blood.” from June “. Twentieth within the 5000m remaining in 15’04” 13, and likewise disillusioned, Joa Martinhopromised it might present a greater face ” sooner or later. ” Within the center distance it’s by no means straightforward on a world stage, and so they have been roughly of their place, when it comes to hierarchy “, Estimated anyway Pierre Friteyreanswerable for the French youth groups.

In Cali, Chloé Lauvergnier for athle.fr
Picture: © Thomas Windestam / FFA

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