LAmon Marcel Jacobs Usain Bolt won the 100-meter dash and took the place. Although he failed to break Jamaican historical records, the Italian was already a sensation and He made himself the new star of athletics.
But Jacobs’ story is very strange because he could not break the 10 second barrier until a few months ago. In the incredible summer, Lamond stole the public eye, though many wonder about his past.
Italian, in fact, has American nationality. Born in El Paso, Texas, Jacobs is the son of an American father and an Italian mother. He moved to Italy with his mother when he was a child, and since then his dream has always been to represent the “starting country”.
Marcel Jacobs did not receive much praise until just before the final stage of the Olympic cycle. The 26-year-old sprinter surprised by taking European gold in the 60m at the European Championships. Not only did it become the world runner-up in the 4×100 relays in May.
But its best moment is Tokyo 2020. He broke European records with his record in the Olympic final. After Barcelona 92, he became the first European to win the same event as Britain’s Linford Christie.
“Winning the Olympics was my childhood dream. Obviously, a dream can be different, but winning this final is a dream come true “; He said after boarding Olympus.
41 years after the canonization of Pietro Menia in Moscow 80, Italy has once again become the champion in the 100 meters.
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