Juan Miguel Echevarria, Rome DL, photo by PhotoRun.net
Juan Miguel Echevarria in Germany
BAD LANGENSALZA (GER): Superb field at the SaturdayÂ´s 25th edition of special long jump meeting in Bad Langensalza, Germany. Current World leader and hot name on the circuit Juan Miguel Echevarria will jump against World champion Luvo Manyonga. Also in the field Ruswahl Samaai and Zarck Visser as other South Africans, also Marquis Dendy from USA and Australian Henry Frayne. Heading the Germans will be Julian Howard and Stephan Hartmann. Top names in women competition are Alexandra Wester, Melanie Bauschke and TurkeyÂ´s Karin Melis Mey. Jamaican James Beckford with 860 from 1998 and Bianca Kappler 697 from 2008 are the meeting record holders.