The story of Angelina of Sweden
Angelica Bengtsson, 26, looked to be well on her way to a top shape and won the gold medal in the pole vault at the new year’s best – 4.74 meters at the beginning of the year.
The plan was for her to be at her best in the Tokyo Summer Olympics, which was scheduled to start on July 24 this year. But that was before the corona virus turned upside down on an entire world. ” I shit in the World Cup, but I can almost die for the Olympics. I would question the whole self if there was no Olympics” Angelica Bengtsson told a webnews a month ago – before there was any news about the Olympics.
A few days later, the message came: The Olympics are postponed to the summer of 2021. A tough blow to athletes such as Angelica Bengtsson, who over the past four years has dedicated her life to being at her best this summer. ” I’ve broken down and come back. It was a period after the message where I had very low motivation to go to training again, but I have come across the worst. Instead of focusing on winning competitions, I go to training to reach a better level, I invest in jumping higher because it’s fun, ”she says.
The outbreak of the corona virus has changed the training opportunities for many of the world’s top athletes.
(News and photo: expressen.se)