Rani Rozius improved her PR in the 100m by 4 hundredth at the IFAM meeting in Oordegem. She replied “I dare not say where this will end”. Vemke Paul was the surprise of the era and recorded a world best performance in the 400m hurdles.
Rani Rozius has gotten the hang of it. 10 days ago I ran a personal record of 11″ 24 in the 100m, in Oordegem she was four hundred faster.
“I didn’t expect that,” she replied after 11’20’. “I was in pain during training.”
“I have often wondered where my progress will stop, but now I am afraid to say where it will end.”
Rosius witnessed how carefree she lived through the winter, which is an explanation for her progress.
Although she says it was deep in october. “I don’t want to say anything about it, but fortunately I was able to finish my workouts. That was the only reason I got out of bed.”
Beautiful debut by Fimic Paul
Ordigem’s organization came up with Fimik Paul at the last minute. The formidable Dutchman immediately scored a world best of the year at 53″ 12 in the 400m hurdles.
“My coach wanted the first game of the season without too many lights,” she said afterwards of the secrecy surrounding her arrival at Ordigem.
“Here I can prepare myself in peace for the Diamond Leagues in the coming weeks. And of course it remains Belgium, my friend’s country.” Paul caught up with pole vaulter Ben Broders, who came to cheer her on on Saturday.
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