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Moser crashes in training
Swiss pole vaulter Angelica Moser’s season is over. While training at Magalingen, the 23-year-old fell on her head due to a broken rod and hit her back hard. Moser suffered multiple injuries in the back and chest area. The Athletics Association said that various muscle injuries in the back and chest will now require extensive rehabilitation measures. The athlete aims to be able to attack fully again in the 2022 season. Most recently, Moser was at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, where she missed the final.
World-class Zurich at Secheläutenplatz
The organizers of Weltklasse Zurich are once again waiting with ease. On Wednesday, September 8th, the day before the meeting in Letzigrund, Zurich, the Diamond League’s first seven discipline finals (out of a total of 32) will take place at Sechselautenplatz. Decisions in the long jump, shot put and high jump for women over 5000 meters are made in the city of Zurich. The temporary arena will have a seating capacity of around 2500 spectators.
100m Olympic champion Jacobs missing
Italian 100m Olympic champion Lamont Marcel Jacobs is taking a break until 2022. This means that he will not take part in the meeting to be held in Zurich.
British runner suspended
British sprinter Chinjindu “CJ” Ujah, 27, a silver medalist in the 4x100m relay at the Tokyo Olympics, has been suspended by the World Athletics Independent Integrity Commission (AIU) on suspicion of doping. Various performance-enhancing, muscle-enhancing substances were found in a sample of athletes. If the test results are confirmed and UJAH is definitively banned, the British relay team will lose the medal they won behind Italy and ahead of Canada.
SRF 2, Sportflash, August 12, 2021, 10:00 pm; abr / juh / sda
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