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Irati Mitxelena does not enter the long jump final

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Euskaraz irakurri: Irati Mitxelena ez da luzera-jauziko finalean sartu

Irati Mitxelenaa member of the Basque Team’s project of excellence, was unable to pass the long jump classification by finishing in fifteenth position with a best time of 6.36.

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At the Munich Olympic Stadium, the athletes had three attempts to reach the 6.75 meters that gave direct access to the final, or to enter the top 12 who will compete for the medals.

Mitxelena, who made his debut in an absolute European championship, has competed in group A; a group of high quality in which three competitors have exceeded 6.75 meters. the german Malaika Mihambo has flown up to 6.99 meters, the Ukrainian Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk has jumped 6.87 and the Serbian Milica Gardašević it has gone up to 6.83 meters.

Irati The contest began with a jump of 6.14 meters, which was followed by another of 6.34. To reach the third he has had to spend a lot of time. First, the attention of the stadium has been at some point in the final of walking and in the women’s series of 1,500 meters. Once the long jump classification resumed, there was a small break again just at the moment when Irati had to make the third jump of it.

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The break and the changing wind gusts have not helped the Guipuzcoan, but in the third and last attempt, Irati has achieved a mark of 6.36, which although it does not give her the ticket to enter the desired final, it does leave her very satisfied .

“The truth is that the goal has been met. These are my first European Championships and I am very happy with what I have done. I think I could have jumped more than 6.36, but I make a very positive assessment of my participation in the European Championships” she declared.

Source: Eitb

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