He won the 100 meters in the Olympics in Tokyo, probably the event with most prestige of all in the Olympics. Besides this he even brought Italy first over the finish line in the 4 x 100 meter relays. A distance in which he placed second at last years BAUHAUS-gala during his preparations for the Olympics. This year, he well come back to Stockholm for his preparations of the World Championships in Eugene this summer.
I’m excited to tell everyone that I’ll get back to the starting blocks next June 30th in Stockholm, it’s been a tough time in the last weeks but it’s finally time to look ahead and get back to the track, I really can’t wait
- It's very good news for us to be able to welcome the worlds fastest man to BAUHAUS-galan. The 100 meters really is something special on the Stockholm Stadion. We hope to fill the stands next Thursday and the weather cast looks good, Jan Kowalski, Meeting Director, BAUHAUS-galan.
Marcell Jacobs was the first European athlete to win the Olympic gold of the 100 meters since 1992 (Linford Christle, Great Brittain) and before that 1972 (Valeri Borzov, Sovietunion).