Conversations with Larry: European Athletics Champs Day Two: Berlin is totally hot and humid, Last throw changes Women's Shot Put, Men's Discus, Big Long Jump, Epic Decathlon and Historic Womens' 10,000m


Lornah Chemutai Salpeter .jpgLornah Chemutai Salpeter runs into history books in 10,000m, photo from BBC sports

Arthur Abele.jpgArthur Abele is the King of his domain, and for Tuesday, all of Germany, with his decathlon victory, by Getty Images/European Athletics

paulina Guba przegladsportowypl.jpgPaulina Guba took the gold on her very last throw, and the last one of the competition in the shot put, photo courtesy of

Tentoglou_Miltiadis-Stockholm18.jpgMiltiadis Tentogolou wins LJ in 8.25m for Greece! photo by

Gudzius_AndriusR1-Oslo18.jpgAndrius Gudzius took the discus gold on his very last throw in an epic 68.46 meter throw! photo by

Day two was magnifiscent. In spit of 100 plus temperatures, Berliners were in the stadium cheering on all of the athletes. Some amazing moments, from Paulina Guba's last gasp shot put win to the huge throw from Andrius Gudzius to take the gold from Daniel Stahl in the discus. A very pleasing decathlon for the German fans, and a historic 10,000m victory for Isreal, plus the Netherlands Kumins made it over the line, taking the silver as she collapsed. And finally, Greek long jumper MIltadias Tentoglou take the LJ with a leap of 8.25 meters.

All that on our Conversation with Larry. Special thanks to Mike Deering of the Shoe Addicts for working with you know who on getting my audio and photos.

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