03 Aug 2021
Tokyo. Celebrations are underway in Poland for Anita Wlodarczyk’s Tokyo 2020 Hammer Throw gold medal victory. Anita won the women's Hammer Throw in Tokyo with a distance of 78.48m, retaining here titles from 2012 and 2016 becoming the first woman in history to win 3 consecutive Olympic titles in Athletics.
These celebrations are resonating all the way to Doha, Qatar because Anita Wlodarczyk is part of the agreement between Aspire Academy and the Polish Athletic Association to share training resources and support in the development of throwers at world level. Anita trained frequently at Aspire under the supervision of Aspire Lead Throws coach Ivica Jakeljic, who was part of the Polish delegation for the Tokyo Games.
Speaking of her working relationship coach with Ivica Jakelic and her training sessions at Aspire Academy, Anita said, I am very happy with the with the set up and we get on well with Ivica. There must be a connection between the coach and the player, it exists. I have spent so much time training at the special complex called Aspire Academy in Doha, Qatar that I laugh that I can now become a guide to Doha. Ivica works at Aspire on a daily basis. I train with great pleasure at Aspire Academy, it is a modern complex for sportspersons one of the best in the world, said Anita Wlodarczyk.
Aspire Academy would like to congratulate Polish Hammer Thrower Anita Włodarczyk, coach Ivica Jakeljic and the Polish Athletics Association on this excellent result and we are proud of our successful partnership.