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Up-and-coming athletes show talent in U23 championships

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 02:23

Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Latvia and Belgium take gold medals in Poland

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SHOWS: BYDGOSZCZ, POLAND (JULY 16, 2017) (RUMSEY - ACCESS ALL) 1. VIEW OF ZAWISZA STADIUM 2. SCREEN SHOWING WOMEN'S 100M HURDLES COMPETITORS 3. VIEW OF HURDLES BEFORE RACE BEGINS 4. VARIOUS HIGHLIGHTS OF WOMEN'S 100 METRE HURDLES WON BY NADINE VISSER 5. VISSER CELEBRATING WITH DUTCH FLAG 6. (SOUNDBITE) (English) WINNER OF WOMEN'S 100M HURDLES, NADINE VISSER OF NETHERLANDS, SAYING: "Well, in the race, it was not very solid until hurdle eight and then it was kind of messy. But I'm glad I could hold on and finish first. That was most important so I'm really happy" 7. VISSER WITH ELVIRA HERMAN OF BELARUS AND LUCA KOZAK 8. VISSER RECEIVES THE GOLD MEDAL AS EUROPEAN CHAMPION 9. FANNY ROOS OF SWEDEN THROWS THE SHOT PUT 10. ROOS RECEIVES GOLD MEDAL 11. VARIOUS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WOMEN'S 3000M STEEPLECHASE FINAL 12. ANNA EMILIE MOLLER OF DENMARK CROSSING THE FINISH LINE FIRST AND CELEBRATING 13. MOLLER CELEBRATES HOLDING UP A DANISH FLAG 14. CLOSE UP OF TITLE FAVOURITES RENEE EYKENS OF BELGIUM AND ANITA HINRIKSDOTTIR OF ICELAND BEFORE THE START OF THE WOMEN'S 880M RACE 15. VARIOUS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WOMEN'S 800M FINAL 16. BELGIAN RUNNER, RENEE EYKENS, CROSSES IN FIRST PLACE, FOLLOWED BY ICELAND'S ANITA HINRIKSDOTTIR 17. EYKENS CHEERFULLY CELEBRATES HER VICTORY IN FRONT OF THE MEDIA 18. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FINAL METRES OF THE WOMEN'S 400M FINAL 19. GUNTA LATISEVA-CUDARE OF LATVIA CROSSES THE FINISH LINE IN FIRST PLACE 20. LATISEVA-CUDARE RECEIVES THE GOLD MEDAL AS EUROPEAN CHAMPION ON TOP OF THE PODIUM 21. VIEW OF STADIUM SHOWS: The next generation of track stars showed their talents at the 11th European Athletics U23 Championship in Poland on Saturday (July 15). The Netherlands' Nadine Visser took gold in the 100m women's hurdles, improving on her bronze at the same event in 2015. The 22 year-old won in a wind-assisted time of 12.92 seconds. Fanny Roos gained gold for Sweden in the shot put, throwing 18.14 metres. The 19 year-old pre-race favourite Anna Emilie Moller of Denmark continued to show she could be a star of future games with a gold in the women's 3000m steeplechase. Belgium also picked up gold when Renee Eykens saw off tough competition from Iceland's Anita Hinriksdottir in the 800m.

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Up-and-coming athletes show talent in U23 championships

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 02:23