Indoor European athletics: 2 Dutch gold

Arnoud Okken took the 800 metres gold at the European indoor championships in Birmingham, UK on Sunday, the Dutchman’s first international title. Okken led the 800 metres from start to finish, leaving his closest rival Miguel Quesada unable to close the gap in a sprint to the line.

On Friday, Gregory Sedoc was the suprise winner in the 60-metre hurdles with team mate Marcel Westen taking the silver. Karin Ruckstuhl took bronze in the heptathlon.

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