Marcell Jacobs wins 100 at Sprint Festival: “In Paris I will be at the top”

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Marcell Jacobs wins 100 at Sprint Festival: "In Paris he’ll beò at the top"

Marcell Jacobs, athlete of the Golden Flames, finishes ahead of everyone in the men’s 100 m race. At the 2024 Sprint Festival, run at the Stadio dei Marmi, the Tokyo Olympic gold medalist finished his race with a time of 10''07 taking the victory. He edged out Chituru Ali, who finished in 10''11.

"The level of satisfaction è 7 out of 10. Obviously, when I go down the track, I always want to run under 10 and improve,” Jacobs said. “But è everything is calibrated to Paris. Let&#39s not hide the fact that making two peak performances is not è easy, so at the European Championships we will try to get there in top form, forò the Olympics certainly will be the ones we aim to get to really well".

"I had fun, we filed something down from the first race, but not enough. Honestly I would have liked to do something better, but I still have to work a little bit on what è the technique in general – explained the azure – becauseé obviously in the last six months I have twisted my way of working, so putting all the pieces together is not è very easy, not è immediate, but we are working on it".

Then, on the allergy that affected him, he points out that he "did the first two workouts, then I started feeling a little bit; so" so". Yesterday I was feeling terrible, this morning I woke up under a train, forò during the race I actuallyà didnù feel no more than" he continues. Finally, with a view to the Europeans, "definitely racing as much as possible è what will allow me to really put the pieces together and try to get to the Europeans by running stronger" he concludes.

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