Belgium shot put and hammer throw champion Jolien Boumkwo displayed nice workforce spirit on the European Championships in Poland when she stepped as much as run the 100-meter hurdles and save her workforce from getting disqualified.
Boumkwo appeared all smiles as she fastidiously tried every hurdle Saturday. The 29-year-old completed the race with out knocking any of the hurdles down in 32.81 seconds, 19 seconds after profitable sprinter Teresa Errandonea of Spain.
Boumkwo agreed to compete when Belgium’s two hurdlers needed to pull out with accidents. Had no Belgian athlete competed within the occasion, the workforce would have been disqualified.
She was applauded by the gang and congratulated by her opponents as she earned two factors for the workforce.
The factors might be essential as the underside three international locations will likely be relegated from Division I.