But only training. Again. Alone, no spectators, no cheering, no medals, only drudgery. Day by day for the rough day.
Fur olympia, the longing goal of almost all athletes. From saturday they wanted to compete for gold, silver or bronze in tokyo. Being there when the best of the best compete. Only training instead.
For some, it is "incredibly hard to be able to develop and call up the great level that they have trained for, especially in endurance sports, again in the following year," emphasizes ulf tippelt, head of the institute for applied training science in leipzig.