The Swiss triathlete, Nicola Spirig, Olympic champion in London 2012 and silver in Rio 2016 has announced that she is starting her way to Tokyo 2021
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The two-time Olympic medalist from 38 years. is expanding his career and wants to continue adding with his participation in 2021 Olympics in Tokyo.
Nicoa, who has also beens 6-time European champion She commented that she was relieved by the postponement of the Games to 2021. She has come to rrecover from injury and be with his family.
"As a family, these isolated weeks during the pandemic finally had many positive things what to offer
We became even more aware of how privileged and happy we are with our lives and we truly appreciate the time we spend together at home. "
"I didn't want to make this decision lightly"
After the postponement of the Olympic Games the 2012 Olympic champion it took a while to decide if Tokyo would also be a target for 2021.
"ANDIt was important to me to find out if I would continue to have so much energy and motivation. In the past I had to do many intense and intense training sessions necessary to perform at the best level in the world.
I did not want to make this decision lightly. I wanted to make sure I could back up my decision even in winter, when the weeks are psychologically more difficult. ”
"Sport is my passion, it still makes me very happy and I consider it a privilege to practice it as a profession."
Spirig has responded positively after taking the time to reflect on the past few weeks. «Sport is my passion, it still makes me very happy and I consider it a privilege to practice it as a profession.
This is not natural, especially since the mother of three has been a member of the national team since 1998 and has been part of the world elite ever since, first as a junior, then in the elite.