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Athletics, Marcell Jacobs: “It’s important to win, I have to do it in a month”


Great expectations on the second and last day of the Absolute Indoor Athletics Championships in Ancona . A menu full of races and among these also the 60 meters of the 100-meter Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs .

The blue, in preparation for the Indoor World Championships in Belgrade (Serbia) scheduled from 18 to 20 March, is competing for the first time in Italy after the two five-circles gold medals won in Tokyo (Japan) .

A convincing path that of Marcell in the three meetings in which he took part in the specialty (60 meters), with three victories in as many participations: 6.51 in Berlin, 6.49 in Lodz and 6.50 in Liévin, with the Italian record of 6.47 (which he set last year at the indoor European Championships in Toruń) within range.

Athletics, Marcell Jacobs walks in the drums at the Italian Championships: 6.57, final at 17.30

The blue, with ease, won his battery with a time of 6.57 and is ready for the last act (5.30 pm) to get the title, regardless of the time to come: ” It’s nice to be back in competition in Italy, after the two Olympic gold medals. I am glad to be here. For these Absolutes, I have not set myself great goals. My intent is to run smoothly and achieve success, regardless of the time trial. The time I have to do in a month “, the words of Jacobs to the microphones of RaiSport shortly after his heat.