The “Lightning” Usain Bolt is a new dimension. In 9.58 seconds miracles conjured Jamaica sprinter in the 100-meter final of the athletics World Championships in Berlin an almost unbelievable world record on the blue slope of the Olympic Stadium. On the day exactly one year after his 9.69 from the Summer Games in Beijing pulled the 22-year-old, together with two German girls silver 50,000 spectators from their seats. Because the bronze kick by Ralf Bartels (21.37 m) was followed within two minutes of second places Kugelstoßerin Nadine Kleinert (20.20 m) and seven campaigner Jennifer Oeser (Leverkusen/6493), despite falling over 800m.
“I knew that I could improve my world record, but here at the World Cup I was not necessarily expected. A great time, but I also felt very good,” said Bolt, the title holder Tyson Gay (USA / 9.71 ) and ex-world record of Jamaica Asafa Powell (9.84) had no chance. The very good man, launched from the Caribbean island has been heavily involved in half of the race as if he Turbo ignite. In contrast to the Olympic finals, he did not have much before the target Jubelpose.
Tyson Gay was happy with silver, “Excellent, excellent, I’m glad this race is to have been. But my goal is still the world record,” said the triple World Cup winner of 2007 after his U.S. record.
Jamaica first 100-meter world champion Bolt is also the third in history after sprinter Carl Lewis and Maurice Greene (both USA), the Olympic victory, World Championship gold and world record at the same time to be united. Usain Bolt, the triple-gold Olympic now also at the World Cup create. They still miss him victory on Thursday in the 200-meter finals on Saturday and the 4×100-meter relay. If this succeeds, it is the first of history, this creates – potentially as in Beijing with a world record three times (9.69 – 19,30 – 37.10).
Oeser and Kleinert win silver
Jennifer Oeser (Leverkusen), and Nadine Kleinert a joy dance performed was at the end the only Briton Jessica Ennis (6731) no longer at risk, but assured despite falling silver blameless before Chudzik Polin (6471). “I was almost to the heart, when I was on the train. I thought, now just do not abkacken” said the 25-year-old, who lost five seconds and then the first German heptathlon medal since Sabine Braun’s 1997 World Cup victory won . The foundations were laid the 25-year-old fourth-EM (previously 6442) with best performances in high jump and shot put. “For me a dream,” said coach Karl-Heinz Due.
Nadine Kleinert shocks in the 13th German World Cup medal in the shot put competition with the same setting of the personal best mark of 20.06 meters, this increased after the counterrevolution from world champion Valerie Vili of New Zealand at the end won with 20.44 meters to 20.20. “I am angered that the collision was not because Vili seemed not so good thing,” said Kleinert, like Oeser 30,000 euro premium silver-Tribune. “That was the race of her life,” was rightly coach Klaus Schneider. Kleinert, 1999 and 2001 World Cup already-Second, 2007 Third and Second 2004 Olympics, was originally in favor of a cease Boxkarriere want, but these plans are put on to fortune shelved.
The bronze sphere of European Champion Ralf Bartels was the day worth gold. “I wanted the team as in 2005 with my first World Championship medal, the right kick. In the third attempt, everything fit,” said the euphoric Neubrandenburger whose personal-best outdoor mark of 21.37 meters on Saturday many of the 35,000 spectators from their seats ripped . Also applauded Chancellor Angela Merkel, German Federal President Horst Köhler, the World Cup on Saturday at 18:02 clock had opened, saw the first German medal is no longer in the Ehrenloge.
Bartels: Bronze was liberating for the whole team ”
Bronze was liberating for the whole team, like a starting gun. Now see, other that what is possible. The seven World Championship medals of Osaka 2007 are also possible in Berlin, “was Clemens Prokop, president of the German Athletics Federation (DLV) .
The first gold of the second World Cup day, Olga Kaniskina celebrated in the 20-km walk as well as on the eve of the already-locked country because of doping Bortschin husband Valeri (1:18:41) the triumph march finished at the Brandenburg Gate. A third Olympic champion lost. In the shot put beat Christian Cantwell (USA) with world best years of 22.03 m Star Tomasz Majewski of Poland. About 10,000 of Kenya stopped surprise runner Chepkwemoi Linet Masai (30:51,24), the success of Ethiopia.
In the qualification had a spear hopes Quaking supplies, but Olympia Third Christina Obergföll (Offenburg) came with 60.74 meters and European champion Steffi Nerius (Leverkusen), with 61.73 meters in the finals on Tuesday. They both have only medal chance against Olympic champion Barbora Spotakova (Czech Republic) and the second Olympic Abakumowa Maria (Russia), with 68.92 m Obergföll the annual world record snatched.
The 90-member German team had under 26 athletes lined up to Vorkampf nine failures. Charles Friedek triple jump ended his career ten years after the World Cup gold in Seville with three invalid jumps in the qualification. Glossy Antje Möldner contrast to their German record over 3000 m from the forward obstacle (9:21,73 minutes) on Monday in the finals will again increase.
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