Atletikstjerne bubbles of self-confidence: 'There is more in me'

"There is more in me. I'm in shape to run between 2.09 and 2.10." Abdi Hakin Ulad with confidence after 2.11.03 in the Fukuoka Marathon in Japan and coped

Atletikstjerne bubbles of self-confidence: 'There is more in me'

"There is more in me. I'm in shape to run between 2.09 and 2.10."

Abdi Hakin Ulad with confidence after 2.11.03 in the Fukuoka Marathon in Japan and coped with the OLYMPICS-the requirement.

Even though he enhanced his personal record by three minutes and was an honorable no. 8 in the international field, it is only a step on the way towards the international elite.

"I have prepared me optimally with eleven weeks of training camps in Kenya since august, so my time in Fukuoka does not surprise me. It is now, the last ten years of training gives results," he says.

"The most important thing is that I came during the OLYMPICS-the claim (2.11.30, red.) and now can focus one hundred percent on the OLYMPICS-the marathon 9. august in Tokyo. It allows the ro to have the qualification done in good time, and I have shown that I can tolerate the hard training. I do not participate in more marathons before the OLYMPICS, but will run the VM on the half marathon 29. march in Poland, and otherwise, the cross and 10 km."

Abdi Hakin Ulad laid hard out in Fukuoka with intermediate times on 15.08 (5 km), 30.25 of 10 km and 1.04.42 at the half marathon.

"I was in shape for the attachment, but went down on the last piece," he admits.

Abdi Hakin Ulad has ago 31. august had leave of absence from his studies to occupational therapist and returning to the books after the OLYMPICS.

the Time in Fukuoka brings him from ninth to second place on the all-time Danish league table. Of the Danish marathon runners have only Henrik Jørgensen race faster.

How to see the top ten out. Nine of the times from the golden years in the’80s:2.09.43 Henrik Jørgensen (London 1985)2.11.03 Abdi Hakin Ulad (Fukuoka 2019)2.11.05 Allan Zachariasen (Barcelona 1983)2.11.51 Svend Erik Kristensen (Beijing 1985)2.12.21 Jørn Lauenburg (London 1984)2.12.47 Peter Dall (Beijing 1989)2.13.34 John Skovbjerg (Berlin 1984)2.13.47 Henrik Albahn (Berlin 1985)2.13.57 Christian Wolfsberg (London 1987)2.14.06 Jan B. Ikov (London 1987)
Updated Date: 04 December 2019, 15:00

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