Mihambo clears the next title

Long jump star Malaika Mihambo (LG Kurpfalz) has picked up her sixth German championship title on the way to defending her title at the World and European Championships. The Olympic champion was unbeatable in Berlin with 6.85 m, with her best performance of the season of 7.09 m, she is currently number one in the world again.

“It’s always a competition that you have to win. I’m happy that I was able to prevail. There was more to it, in the details not everything worked together,” said Mihambo after her sixth outdoor title “ZDF” microphone and added: “6.85 m are also good – with the feeling that something more is possible.”

The 28-year-old competed in the “Finals” in Berlin while still training, in order to finish in the super year of athletics at the World Championships in Eugene/USA (July 15-24) and the European Championships at home in Munich (July 15-21). . August) to be in top form.

“It’s all about preparing as best as possible for the World Cup and then the European Championships in Munich,” Mihambo told SID in advance. In her jump to 6.85 m, Mihambo gave away ten centimeters, three attempts were invalid.

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