Markus Rehm Breaks Personal Para Lengthy Leap Report — And He Rattling Close to Flies

Markus Rehm broke his para report within the lengthy leap Tuesday, leaping 28 ft 3 1/2 inches on the European Para Championships in Poland, World Para Athletics reported.

Rehm set the mark within the T64 class for opponents with a lower-leg prosthesis, Jumpers World famous.

“I really feel wonderful. To get the world report is all the time nice,” he stated, per Athletics Weekly.

Rehm, the Paralympic Video games champion in Rio 2016 and London 2012, is specializing in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Video games in August.

“It’s my principal competitors this 12 months and I’ll attempt to attain my peak there. It’s getting more durable as a result of I put my restrict greater and better,” per Athletics Weekly.

Rehm’s distance would rank fifteenth all-time general within the lengthy leap amongst all jumpers, in response to

The German observe and subject star had his leg amputated under the knee at 14 after a wakeboarding accident and started competing in observe and subject at age 20, in response to his bio.

Rehm is typically known as the “Blade Jumper” — and if he retains up his record-breaking tempo, “we’re going to want a much bigger pit,” one broadcaster tweeted.


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