The Bittersweet Success of Anna-Maria Wagner: Alina Böhm’s Olympic Dreams Dashed

The joy of the new judo world champion Anna-Maria Wagner also meant frustration for the second-best German judo fighter: The two-time European champion Alina Böhm will miss the Olympic Games in Paris, although she is in fifth place in the relevant qualification ranking in the light heavyweight (up to 78 kilograms). proven – therefore one of the absolute world class and just like Wagner has what it takes to be an Olympic champion. But the devil on the way to Olympus lies in the details of the regulations – and that says that only one athlete per nation and weight class is eligible to take part in judo.

2024-05-23 17:07:49
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