20 Aug '16, 2pm

Jonas Hedman on the resurrection of a Swedish star, Susanna Kallur, 100 meter hurdler, #rio2016

Jonas Hedman on the resurrection of a Swedish star, Susanna Kallur, 100 meter hurdler, #rio2016

Susanna Kallur, Photo: Deca Text&Bild Susanna's long journey back to world class status ended in the first round the 100 meter hurdles. In her same spikes from 2008, with her name on them, Susanna Kallur has some decisions to make. Here is how Jonas Hedman saw one of the most enduring athletes in Sweden, a country with a huge athletic tradition. Why has RunBlogRun been posting stories on athletes from all over the world, but now, Scandinavia? We want our readers to appreciate that not each country has the same traditions and athletic strengths. I find that fascinating, and is one of the reasons I publish runblogrun. Day 5 The Olympic Comeback Ended in Tears for Susanna Kallur The fifth day of the Olympics in Rio was special from a Swedish point of view since it was the first race in eight years in the biggest of meets for 100m hurdler Susanna Kallur. After her World indoor...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2016/08/susanna-kallurs-olympic...

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