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Today at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of athletics: Thiam must pursue Borlées go in search of a medal

After a volatile first race day will be olympic champion Nafi Thiam is Friday on the internet duplicate should be bent to for the first time the European title to conquer. Kevin and Jonathan Borlée hope in Berlin to shine in the final of the 400m.

With 3.930 points must Thiam after four parts, the British Katarina Johnson-Thompson, who 4.017 points counts for him to tolerate. Friday starts them together with Hanne Maudens and Noor Vidts from 10u50 in the long jump. Two hours later, the javelin on the program. After the end of the 800m (20u20) we know who the European title wins.

From 10.30 am summarize Am Brothers and Arnaud Art the qualifications of the pole vault. Manon Depuydt (11u25) and Elise Vanderelst (12u) hope mainly to gain experience in the sets of respectively 200 and 1,500 m.

In the early afternoon of the 4x400m relay aflossingsteams. To 13: 15 cet, the Belgian Tornados in action in their series, they had to start in lane 4. The titelverdedigers take on the Spaniards, according to Jacques Borlée, the favorites for the gold. To 13u51 walk the women, who cannot count on the injured Margo Van puyvelde got some. They got the job 6.

The 18-year-old Michael Obasuyi, gets the evening session to 19u10 with the semi-finals of the 110m hurdles. After the forfait of a directly-placed semi-finalist, he was still revived.

Hanne Claes comes to 20u50 in action in the final of the 400m hurdles. She got a job 7.

A quarter of an hour later, Kevin (lane 1) and Jonathan Borlée (track 4) looking for a medal in the final of the 400m. Both brothers stand for the first time since the Olympic Games of 2012 in the final of a big tournament. The British number one favourite Matthew Hudson-Smith start in lane 3.

To 21u50 the evening concluded with the finals of the 1,500 m, in which Ishmael Debjani the Belgian colours defends.

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