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400 metres hurdles men European Championships

Who wins 400 metres hurdles men at the European Athletics Championships 2018?

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Warholm and Copello is Gunning for Glory at the European Athletics Championship

The European Athletics Championship will bring more action this year as more than 4500 athletes from 52 countries will take a part in several contests. The ultimate goal is to reach the top and win a medal. One notable competition that will bring a lot of attention from the fans is the 400 meters with hurdles. On that note, it is important to emphasize that there will be many athletes that will have a significant role in this unique contest.

The first notable runner that will take part of the 400 meters with hurdles is the reigning world champion Karsten Warholm. The 22-year Norwegian athlete will be one of the main start at the European Championships. Moreover, it is important to emphasize that he won the European U23 title in Bydgoszcz before putting his name with the best as he won at the IAAF World Championships in London.

His talent was never in doubt as he was named as the male Rising Star of 2017 a in Vilnius, Lithuania. Combined with that Warholm won the Rising Star award at the IAAF Athletics Awards. However, many fans are eager to see his performance in Berlin this year. He is heading into the European Athletics Championship as he improved the overall Norwegian record from 48.22 down to 47.81 this year which also is a European U23 record.

Yet, the Norwegian gold medalist will face a swift competition from Turkey’s world championships silver medallist and reigning European champion Yasmani Copello. The Turkish athlete is stepping up his preparations as he aims to defend his continental crown. Moreover, he is well known for success as he won a silver medal at the 2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships. Also, he is a gold medallist in the 4×400 metres relay team at the 2008 Ibero-American Championships in Athletics. He opted to represent Turkey in 2012 and now his aim will be to win the gold medal at the European Athletics Championship in Berlin. It will be interesting to see how he will fare against Warholm as he is seen as the hot favourite to win the 400 meters hurdles race.

On a final note, we can conclude that this contest will bring a high level of competitiveness as some world-class athletes will take part. The duel between Copello and Warholm will bring high level of excitement as they both aim to finish the Europen Athletics Championship with a medal around their neck.