After Steffi Nerius upset the javelin field and won on her home turf, in the last WC of her storied career, well the crowd was wild. Observant photographers, PhotoRun, caught this photo. Note not only Steffi getting hugged profusely by noted Berlin mascot, but the fascination of the photographers with the whole goings on!
PhotoRun.net called it the Nerius Take Down!
Special thanks, as always to our friends at PhotoRun.net.
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Larry Eder has had a 51-year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher, and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub-4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Athletics to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts, and RunBlogRun. Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says: "I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself." Also does some updates for BBC Sports at key events, which he truly enjoys. Theme song: Greg Allman, " I'm no Angel."