The competition “Wöhrd Zehner” in Regensburg was very popular.
In the elite field, Nick Jäger was at the forefront, who set two records over 10 kilometers.
Regensburg - The elite race at the “Wöhrd Zehner”, a running event in Regensburg, was very busy.
Nick Jäger from TSV Penzberg showed an outstanding performance in the well-known competition.
The 21-year-old set a personal best of 30:42 minutes and convinced as sixth overall among 95 men.
At the same time, he improved the club record he had held, which was 32:28 minutes so far.
The race in Regensburg took place on a 1.66-kilometer circuit around the training ground at Oberen Wöhrd in Regensburg.
The route on the Danube Island included many curves, several gravel passages and even cobblestones - a course that the top runners tend to consider "slow".
Nick Jäger obviously didn't care, he kept up with the best for a long time and only had to let some runners go at the end.
“It was really fun to run up front in this strong field,” said the happy student.
TSV Penzberg: Nick Jäger is sixth at the “Wöhrd Zehner”
Robert Baumann (LAV Tübingen) won the race in 30:21 minutes.
“It was a varied course and a nice race. I also won.
It doesn't always have to be about records, ”said the son of Olympic champion Dieter Baumann.
Tim Randame Cherif (LG Telis Finanz Regensburg) came in second with 30:24 minutes, although he had reached the finish line after club colleague Dominik Notz.
Due to the hygiene rules, the participants started somewhat offset and a few meters apart, so that the net times (from crossing the start line to the finish line) and not, as usual, the gross times (from the start gun to the finish line) were used for the final result.
A total of seven athletes remained below the 31-minute mark.
Eleven times of the 31s followed - a high level of performance.
In the women’s category, the 2019 German 10-kilometer champion, Miriam Dattke (LG Telis Finanz Regensburg), won in a sovereign manner.
She ran the route in 32:23 minutes.
Nick Jäger had improved his personal record by four seconds.
At the beginning of May he was solo in the "Virtual run2gether Challenge" which ran ten kilometers in 30:46 minutes.
For the club record (so far at 32:28) the virtual race did not count, the official "Wöhrd Zehner" did.
Jäger's comrades from TSV Penzberg meanwhile completed an internal 400-meter challenge.
Raffieu Deen Johnson won this with 51.4 seconds.
Johnson's specialties are the 100 and 200 meters.
Julian Herter (52.5) set a personal best in second.
Colin Klein and Sven Lange were at the same time with 55.3 seconds.