Para-athlete Fleur Jong won the Golden Spike on Saturday.

She broke the world record at the annual athletics gala in Leiden with a distance of 6.09 meters.

The 25-year-old Jong, who jumps with two leg prostheses, broke her own world record in the T62 class.

Last week at the European Championships in Poland, she came to a distance of 6.06 meters.

The Belgian Nafissatou Thiam, Olympic champion in the heptathlon, won the long jump in Leiden with 6.62 meters.

Anouk Vetter came in second with a personal best of 6.49 meters.

Benjamin de Haan and Tirza van der Wolf conquered the Dutch titles in the 10,000 meters in Leiden.

De Haan finished fourth in the race, in which foreign athletes also participated, in 28.31.14.

That time was good for the gold.

Frank Futselaar went to silver in 28.45.30.

The bronze medal went to Yorben Ruiter who ran 28.51.62.

The Frenchman Felix Bour was the fastest in 27.51.22.

Van der Wolf finished third behind the German winner Svenja Pingpank (33.29.84) and the French Eugénie Lorain (34.04.56) in 34.31.46 and thus took the Dutch National Championship title.

Marcella Herzog won the silver with a time of 34.55.00.

Bronze went to Renee Sijbesma in 35.39.90.

The Golden Spike 2021 goes to.... @FleurJong_ ‼️ She wins the Day Prize with her WR Long Jump IPC.


AuthorgoldenspikeMoment of places19: 51 - June 12, 2021