Malaika Mihambo has achieved a lot in athletics this year. Now the Olympic long jump champion talked about the coaching company.
The basics in brief
- Malaika Mihambo believes that training in Germany as well as in the USA is important.
- The long jump was, among other things, the Olympic champion in 2021.
- There are also some important competitions in the program in 2022.
Long jump Olympic champion Malaika Mihambo paid tribute to her Ole Knapp sportbike. At the same time, she defended her side trip to the United States to Carl Lewis, considered a legend in athletics, which was initially on hold.
“It was never a question of leaving because I could not be well taken care of in Germany. The process of traveling and seeing the whole world was very important. To exchange ideas with Carl Lewis who went the same way and was more successful than you.” This is what LG world champion Kurpfalz said in an interview with “Münchner Merkur” and “tz” (Friday).
Mihambo announced that she “also would like to pursue her planned US coaching project with Lewis”. But we are not in control of the epidemic at the moment. That’s why I don’t take longer trips at the moment.” She just won the title of “Best Female Athlete in Germany” for the third time in a row.
Athletics: World Cup and European Championship as goals for 2022
Your relationship with national coach Knapp “is special, of course, because he was also a home coach. I also get to know the person behind the national coaching role,” the world-class long jumper said. Mannheim. It aligns very well on a human level, and I appreciate that.”
In addition to her distance learning degree in Environmental Management, Mihambo faces two major athletic challenges in the new year: The World Athletics Championships will take place July 15-24 in Eugene, USA.
Just three weeks later, the European Championships will follow in Munich (11-21 August).
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