European Athletics Championships: Tortu wins semifinal and goes to final 200

Filippo Tortu qualifies for the 200 meters final at the European Athletics Championships in Munich, winning his semifinal with a time of 20.29. That of the blue is the third time in qualifying, out of eight. “Tomorrow the British are the favorites for the podium, there are others. I will have to do my best race ever for a medal, but I can do better than tonight”. This is the first comment of Filippo Tortu, who has just won a place in the final of the 200 at the European Athletics Championships, with the third time. “It was not the race I wanted – said the Olympic relay in Tokyo, to RaiSport – The start was not optimal, but I am serene. Tomorrow I will sell my skin dearly: it will be the most important race of the year, as it will be in the morning for my teammates in the relay “, he concluded, confirming that he will not be part of the 4×100 quartet.

The blue Dalia Kaddari qualified for the 200 meters final at the European Athletics Championships, taking place in Monaco. In fact, she closed her semifinal in fourth place, with a time of 23.06 which earned her the repechage as eighth participant in tomorrow’s race.

Fausto Desalu was unable to qualify for the 200m final at the European Athletics Championships in Munich. His semifinal, the first match of a program delayed by the heavy storm at the Olympia Stadium, was won by the British Hughes in 20.21, and the Italian finished fourth in 20.48, a time that did not allow him to repechage. “I’m sorry – the first words of the relay Olympian, to RaiSport – because the final was within my reach. The acceleration was not the best, and this compromised my time. Now I have to reset and concentrate on the relay. of tomorrow”.

Source: Ansa

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