Fredrik Samuelsson, European Indoors, Glasgow 2019

The 1000m in Glasgow provided its fair share of Day 2 drama in the heptathlon. From Jiri Sykora’s reappearance on the start line after his pole vault injury, to Tim Duckworth’s game changing improvement, to Jorge Ureña’s strike for home from 200m out.  But the other story was Fredrik Samuelsson’s  determined bid for a medal,…

Andreas Bechmann, European Indoors, Glasgow 2019

Andreas Bechmann stormed the world rankings this year when he set a world lead of 6017 at the German championships in Halle in January. While that lead lasted only a few hours until the now European Indoor Champion Jorge Ureña claimed it back in Cardiff, Bechmann’s breakthrough into the senior ranks continued in Glasgow. I…

Tim Duckworth, European Indoors, Glasgow 2019

I spoke to Tim on Sunday 3 March a few minutes after he won the silver medal in the heptathlon. Congratulations, you must be absolutely delighted. Yeah, I’m over the moon about it! Talk us through how today felt. Yesterday you had a good day, but today had some ups and downs. The first two…