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Three Slovenians in the final of the diamond league



Both girls will perform on Saturday, the Czechs will perform on Sunday

World runner-up in the discus throw Kristjan Čeh, Tina Šutej in the pole vault and Maruša Mišmaš Zrimšek in the 3,000 m steeplechase will represent the colors of Slovenian athletics at the final of the Diamond League, which will be held this weekend in Eugene, USA.

They will be on Saturday competed Šutej and Mišmaš Zrimšek, and on Sunday the Czech.

On September 10, the Czech won the meeting of the World Athletics Gold Series in Zagreb with 68.48 meters. Sweden’s Daniel Stahl, the Olympic winner, who pushed the Czechs to second place in the last throw of the match in an extremely close match at the World Championships this year, was absent from the match.

Two throws worked very well for me. I’m still in good shape, it’s a good prospect for the Diamond League final, where I’ll defend last year’s victory,” announced the Czech after his performance in Zagreb.

Four days ago, in the Croatian capital, Mišmaš Zrimšek v non-Olympic In the 2000m steeplechase, she won third place with a Slovenian record of 5:53.38 and is now the fourth fastest of all time in the world. “Unfortunately, I got sick a week ago. Nevertheless, I ran well, I’m angry because I lost one place again in the finish. At the same time, it is also a good travel card for the Diamond League final,said the Slovenian record holder.

Last year, Tina Šutej was third in the final of the diamond league, jumping 4.61 m. Australian Nina Kennedy will defend the title. Just like the Czech, Šutej also competed a few days ago in Bellinzoni and was fifth.

For most of the remaining Slovenian athletes, the end of the stadium season will be in Novi Mesto. The finals of the Slovenian Athletics Cup will be held in the Dolenj capital on Saturday and Sunday, the competition will start at 3:30 p.m. on both days.

Source: Rtvslo

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