Unique gold medal in the World Cup for Dutch athletes 4×400 meters | sport

The orange quartet won the final match in Chorzo in 3.03.45. Japan took the silver in 3.04.45 and Botswana bronze in 3.04.77. The Dutch record 3.02.37 from 2017 remained unchanged, but wet and fresh weather conditions in Poland made running records practically impossible.

The same quartet also won gold in the 4×400 meters at the European Indoor Championships in Poland this spring. The men secured the Olympic qualification for the Games in Tokyo on Saturday by qualifying for the final as the fastest. In the final battle of World Relays, the four capped their advance to the top of the world, although it must be said that America’s favorite was missing.

Dober opened the final with force. He offered Bonevacia the opportunity to take the lead. The Curaçao athlete held the lead for a long time, but had to let the South African athlete pass in the final stage to the substitution division. Angela cleverly arranged a distance of 400 meters; He waited for an attack to the last 100 meters and passed the stick to the last runner Van Depen as captain. The 400th silver medal winner in the European Indoor Championships allowed himself first to overtake himself and started from second place in the last corner of a great acceleration, the final runners from Japan and Botswana had no answer.

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