6.67 by Nicolas Collin


Saturday, 21 November

Marcin Dzienski one the Speed qualification in Moscow but most interesting, from the Olympic perspective, was that Nicolas Collin was surperior among the non-specialists setting a new personal best at 6.67. In total, 40 athletes participated out of which a dozen high class non-speed specialists. Complete results

One can speculate that the Speed results will have unusually low impact who will make it to Tokyo. The reason for this is that relatively many Speed specialists will probably make it to Top-20, meaning possibly two or three of them will make it to the Top-8 final. In other words, the best of the non-Speed specialists will probably end #3 or #4 which with the multiplication format means, this result has much less importance.

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