As the world champion in the 1500m and 10,000m, Hassan has automatic starting tickets for these distances. She won titles at the 2019 World Cup in Doha. It is not yet known if she will run both distances in Eugene or choose one of them.
The 29-year-old took a long break after last year’s Olympics in Tokyo, where she won gold in the 5000 and 10,000 meters and also took bronze in the 1500 metres. I started training later and he hasn’t come to competitions yet.
Hassan initially wanted her season opener at FBK Games at the beginning of this month, but she refused. She also skipped the Diamond League in Eugene to put more energy into her training sessions. She is now fully prepared in the United States.
The size of the Dutch national team traveling to Eugene for the World Cup (July 15-24) is not yet known. There are athletes who qualified individually by hitting the required limit, but there are also athletes who can get a starting ticket thanks to their position in the world rankings. Limarvin Bonifacchia, who won the Dutch title in the 400m on Sunday, is one of them.
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Moreover, the size of the team will be determined mainly by the relay teams. The Netherlands can use five teams in Eugene: on the men’s and women’s 4×100 and 4×400 meters and also on a mixed 4×400.
It’s clear that enemy star Daphne Schippers is missing. The two-time world champion in the 200 meters did not meet the World Cup limit, and she, too, said she had “no interest” in the World Cup.
Fimc Ball is a huge asset to a medal in the 400m hurdles. Furthermore, Leakey Claver (200 and 400 metres), Evelyn Salberg (400), Tony van Diepen (800), Maureen Koster (5000), Mino Flon (pole vault), Görend van Klinken (shooting put and discus), Jessica Schilder (Nadine Visser (100 hurdles), Anouk Vetter, Emma Ostrogel (both heptathlons) and Abdi Nagy (marathon) qualified individually.
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