2017 Birmingham DL Presser: Mutaz Barshim (gold HJ), Tom Walsh (gold shot put), Ekaterina Stefanidi (gold pole vault) and Dafne Schippers (gold 200m, bronze 100m)

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Stefanidi_Ekaterini-WC17.JPGEkaterina Stefanidi, photo by PhotoRun.net

Walsh_TomR-London17.jpGTom Walsh, photo by PhotoRun.net

The Birmingham DL presser featured Mutaz Essa Barshim, gold in HJ, Tom Walsh, NZ, gold in shot put, Aikaterina Stefanidi, gold in PV and Dafne Schippers, gold in 200 meters. Geoff Wightman managed the presser, and it was a fun twenty-six minutes with a few questions from yours truly.

Schippers_Dafne2001c-London17.jpGDafne Schippers, photo by PhotoRun.net

How relaxed athletes are after the big stress-a global championships! Mutaz speaks on his dream of a WR (probably go for it in 2018), Tom Walsh speaks about why he is so tough in shot put, Ekaterina Stefanidi tells us what her real first name is and Dafne Schippers speaks about 8 races in ten days!

Barshim_MutazR-WC17.JPGMutaz Essa Barshim, photo by PhotoRun.net

Looking forward to a fine competiton tomorrow!

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