The DLV announced the contingent on Friday, ten days prior to the beginning of the competitions in the Olympic Arena (August 15 to 21). It is not remarkably challenge European champion Gesa Felicitas Krause (Trier), that can not safeguard her title because of a health problem.


The biggest German medal hope is Mihambo (LG Kurpfalz), that wishes to set up Europe’s Krone again three and also a half weeks after its effective title protection at the Globe Cup in Eugene/Oregon. I know that people will support me and also I feel totally enhanced, Mihambo told the SID.

My present state of health has a much deeper medical background that can not be addressed quickly. It was constantly challenging to make this choice, but after appointment with my trainer as well as my medical group I understand that it is the only appropriate 1. Body presently can refrain from doing competitive sports and consequently my recovery precedes, wrote Krause on Instagram.

Press the form to the point

The DLV had finished the World Championships in the United States with a historically bad balance. Mihambo and also the 4x100m relay of women with bronze won the only 2 medals for the DLV.

At the beginning of next week, the DLV around chief nationwide coach Annett Stein expects the initial professional athletes to the pre-camp in Erding. At the historical site in the 1972 Olympic Stadium, it is then about getting the form to the point and utilizing the backdrop with the home audience in the back for leading services, claimed Stein.

Like Mihambo, Mateusz Przybylko (Leverkusen/Hochsprung), Arthur Abele (Ulm/Zehmartung) and Thomas Röhler (Jena/Speer toss) desire to protect their European Championship titles in 2018. In addition to Krause, the Gold Sexet additionally lacks the previous title fights.