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The start of the period in Sölden: Schmid leads eight -headed DSV

Summer prep work of our groups was on schedule. Especially in springtime we were able to use the excellent snow conditions on the alpine glaciers, in order to insert a strength-endurance block in summer season, stated DSV alpine director Wolfgang Maier in a message from the organization. The overseas camps in Chile and Argentina were extremely efficient. The winter and the fresh snow of the previous few weeks would additionally have enabled the German team to train on the Tyrolean glaciers’ skills.

Jessica Dillinger as well as Marlene Schmitz will represent the German shades at the female’s huge slalom on Saturday.

Alexander Schmidt will certainly lead the German section at the Alpine Globe Cup start next weekend break in Golden. In addition to Schmidt, who was the best German in this self-control last period, slalom professional Linus Starter, Anton Trammel, Fabian Grate, Julian Raucous as well as Stefan Loot will start at the giant slalom on Sunday for the DSV.

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Shoulder troubles: Vetter claims start in sports

The previous javelin world champion Johannes Vetter canceled his start at the globe championships from July 15th to 24th in Eugene/USA due to the fact that of a shoulder injury. Up until the end it was unclear whether Vetter could begin, many thanks to a wildcard he might have taken component in the Globe Mug.

The German document owner Vetter took a trip to the Olympic Gamings in Tokyo last season after a series of 90-meter throws as the gold fave, yet just completed 9th in the last. The athletic thrower, with his powerful tossing design, couldn’t handle the soft ground on the path.

Vetter joins the famous list of cancellations

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Lilly Kaden, the U23 European champ over 100 meters, who was chosen for the 200-meter distance, can not take a trip to the U.S.A. either. With the cancellation of both athletes, the German World Cup team is decreased to 77 starters.

It is currently the third World Mug cancellation by a German medal contender. Formerly, the Olympic silver champion in strolling, Jonathan Hilbert, needed to pass as a result of a corona disease. As a result of a lack of training, heptathlete Carolin Schäfer, who came second at the 2017 World Championships, made a decision not to start in Eugene. The European champions Christin Hussong (javelin toss) and Gesa Krause (3000 meter challenge) were lately lacking from the German championships in Berlin as a result of health problem. Nevertheless, both were chosen for the world title battles by the DLV.