| Masters European Championship Day 10
The Masters European Championships in Pescara, Montesilvano and Francavilla (Abruzzo) make history from Sunday. Balance of numbers? A total of 384 registered German Masters women and men collected 237 medals (83x gold, 82x silver, 72x bronze). This is less precious metal than Italy with 391 medals and Great Britain and Northern Ireland (278), but more than Spain (179) and France (153).
The non-stadia events of the 2023 European Masters Championship also concluded with the final half-marathon on Sunday. After two laps and a stroll through the city and through the harbor, the runners were able to enjoy the host city again with all its features. .
The fastest German runner was Sarah Stark (W40; TSV Talheim), who finished fifth in 1:23:15 and was rewarded with bronze. Among the men, Thomas Goticek (M45; LG Allgäu) again finished as the fastest German. In 1:10:32 hours, he finished fifth overall, and after his title over 10 kilometers, he also won the European Championship title here, making it a double with Sebastian Honig (Süßen Endurance Sports Team). Team M45 gold with Tobias Balthessen (TV Eberbach) also went to Germany.
Margret Göttnauer (W70; LG Bad Soden/Sulzbach/Neuenhain) won her third individual gold at the European Championships, while Brigitte Nittel (SV Kirchzarten), Maria Luise Kluge (Hannover Runners) and Gabriele Rost-Brasholdz (LG) won the team. Gold in W75.
World record holder Norbert Demmel again dominated the pentathlon
Norbert Demmel’s performance on the M60 was also impressive. On the throwing field in Francavilla, the athlete from TSV Unterhaching again showed no weakness and topped each of the five categories. The former Olympian scored the highest points in the decathlon in the weight throw (19.32m with 9.08kg apparatus), shot put (14.89m; 5km) and discus throw (53.94m; 1kg). With his total score of 4,526 points, he was exactly 200 points short of setting his own world record, which he set in Linz, Austria, in May.
The junior and senior women’s relay quartet presented relay highlights from a German perspective. Elisabeth Springer (TV 1867 Bad Sobernheim), Gabrielle Rost-Brasholz, Maria Brigitte Nittel and Gudrun Leitke (LG Nord Berlin) were European champions in 8:33.02 minutes, W75 women without a doubt, the biggest surprise was the W35. Thanks to the support of W55er Marion Stedefeld (SV Creaton Großengottern), Daniela Kliche (W45; LG Neiße) and Henriette Bohn (W40; Sportclub Laage), no other W35 relay was faster than the German relay (4:13.89 minutes) Yvonne Ruckert (W35; Sportclub Laage). TSG Eisenberg).
German medals from Sunday:
Team 10km Road W40 I Sarah Stark, Sonja Deese (TSG Eisenberg), Martina Szymanski (TSV Victoria Malheim) I 4:34:22
4x400m M75 I Christian Boysen (LG Alsternord Hamburg eV), Christian Fitza (LG Binesheim/Eschollbrücken/Crumstadt), Ulrich Becker (ESV Lok Potsdam), Friedhelm Adorf (LG Rhein-Wied) I 5:50.
4x400m M60 I Franz Stadler (SWC Regensburg), Günter Rausch (SV GO! Saar 05), Wolfgang Schmidt (LAC Essingen), Ted Spitzer (TV Lohnde) I 4;17.91 min
4x400m W65 I Gisela Bledsen (SV Kirchharden), Rita Schubert (VFL Brandenburg), Ingeborg Thoma (LG Alsternord Hamburg EV), Dorit Steer (MTV Amelinghausen) I 5:52.11 min
4x400m W60 I Marion Hergarten (TV Petburg 1927), Brigitte Heydrich, Esther Zoll (both LG Gries Werden), Christian Kontak (VFV Spandau) I 4:58.96 min
Clemens Grismer (M70; DSG Oberursel) I Triple Jump I 10.09m
Ulrich Becker (M75) I Triple Jump I 8.96 m
Jens-Philipp Engelmann (M35; TV Windecken) I Throw Pentathlon I 2,964 pt
Group 10km Roads M50 I Christian Scholz, Roland Mayer (both LG Allgäu), Erwin Petraschek (TSV Alteglofsheim) I 4:05:48 hrs
Siegfried Callweit (M80; TSV Victoria Malheim) I Half Marathon I 2:07:46 h
Brigid Knittel (W75; Half Marathon) I 2:10:11 hrs
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