Hamburg hockey players launch Tokyo mission

Hamburg hockey players launch Tokyo mission

Konstantin Staub, Victor Alley and Toby Hauke ​​(from left) at the airport.

Photo: Tim Groothuis/Witters

Hamburg. it was on goalkeeper Victor Eli (27), to summarize the emotional state in which the Hamburg delegation of German hockey teams – ten women and three men – flew from Fühlsbüttel Airport to Frankfurt am Main at 2 p.m. Friday, with a plane to Tokyo that evening. to board. The Olympic tournament in Japan begins on July 24, with the men meeting Canada as a start. The women’s first group game is against Rio Olympic champions Great Britain the next day.

Ally, who plays for BIG, said: “Given the latest news that we have to play without spectators, it’s a bit sad, but at the same time humbled that such a big event could happen.” Flotilla Company THGC. Overall, though, anticipation is strong. This was also confirmed by Club en der Alster striker Lisa Altenberg (31). “The extra year of rescheduling the Games and preparing took a lot of strength. Now we’re so glad it’s actually going!”


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