Mihambo and Weber win the Istaf
Wgrandmother Malaika Mihambo once again won the long jump competition at the Berlin Athletics Meeting Istaf. The Olympic champion won on Sunday with 6.92 meters in the first attempt, her only valid jump. Mihambo then missed two attempts, three were invalid.
At the EM, the 28-year-old from the LG Kurpfalz recently had to give up narrowly to Serbian Ivana Vuleta after a corona infection. The World Championships second and Olympic bronze medalist Ese Brume from Nigeria came in second in Berlin with 6.78 meters ahead of Brit Jazmin Sawyers. The EM third jumped 6.69 meters.
In the javelin throw, European champion Julian Weber was clearly the best. The Mainzer, who lives in Berlin, won with 84.90 meters. ZEuropean Champion Niklas Kaul finished eighth with 71.34 meters. Weber’s team-mate in Mainz had recently shown his great strength in the javelin throw while catching up to the European Championship title.