Not in the planned 200 meters, but in the 100 meters. But Marcell Jacobs will be there, he will race in Savona, he will be the star of the Memorial Ottolia on Wednesday 18 May (live broadcast on RaiSport from 17:25 to 19). This is the decision of the Olympic champion after last Saturday’s stop in Nairobi due to the well-known gastrointestinal problems that hit him during the trip to Kenya. The choice was announced this morning at a press conference by the organizer of the Savona meeting, Marco Mura: for Jacobs, who returned to training on Thursday together with his coach Paolo Camossi, it will be the first outing on the 100 meters after the triumph of the Tokyo Olympics with the European record of 9 “80 last August 1st. All eyes in the world will be on the Ligurian plant, with which the Olympic champion has a special relationship: it is here that twelve months ago he signed the first Italian record of his career , dropping under ten seconds for the first time with 9 “95 and inaugurating the ride that took him to the glory of Tokyo. The Fontanassa 100-meter race will see at the starting blocks three of the four Italian relay runners who won gold with the 4×100: the presence of Fausto Desalu (Fiamme Gialle) and Lorenzo Patta (Fiamme Gialle) has been announced for weeks. last took off in Savona last season with 10 “13. Former European record holder Jimmy Vicaut and the promising Azzurri Matteo Melluzzo (Fiamme Gialle), Chituru Ali (Fiamme Gialle) and Wanderson Polanco (Atl. Riccardi Milano) also competed 1946).
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