Paula Radcliffe urges Laura Muir to demonstrate her dominance at 1,500 m

Paula Radcliffe has urged Laura Muir to demonstrate her dominance in the European Championship

"She is the one everyone is watching": Paula Radcliffe urges Laura Muir to demonstrate her dominance at 1,500 meters in the European Championship

  • Laura Muir aims to be the first British woman to win the European 1,500m outdoor title
  • She is the favorite and admitted that anything less than gold would be a disappointment
  • He has talked about wanting to be up to Paula Radcliffe and Dame Kelly Holmes
  • Radcliffe believes that Muir has the perfect opportunity to show how good he is in Germany

Nick Mashiter, Sports Press Association

Paula Radcliffe has asked Laura Muir to demonstrate her dominance at the European Championships on Sunday.

Muir aims to become the first British woman to claim the European 1,500 meter outdoor title.

She is the big favorite in Berlin and has admitted that anything less than gold, which would be her first outdoor title, would be a disappointment.

Paula Radcliffe has urged Laura Muir to demonstrate her dominance in the European Championship

Paula Radcliffe has urged Laura Muir to demonstrate her dominance in the European Championship

Muir, a double indoor European champion, has spoken of wanting to keep up with Dame Kelly Holmes, who won 800m and 1,500m of gold at the 2004 Olympics, and the world-record Radcliffe marathon runner.

And Radcliffe believes he has the perfect opportunity to show how good he is in Germany.

Radcliffe told Press Association Sport: "She's the one that's all watching and waiting to do things in the races. It's being able to live with that and build where you want to go.

"He's in a great place and he has a very good opportunity to crush how good he is and then go to Doha (for the World Championship) next year.

"She just finished her studies (to become a veterinarian) and was already trying to handle that, but the most important thing is her mental adaptation to the fact that she is not the new girl on the block.

"Her first big world medals in March (at the World Indoors) gave her a lot of confidence, which means she's a little more relaxed in Berlin and does not think" I have to get a medal ". has ".

Muir has talked about wanting to live up to the Radcliffe marathon world record

Muir has talked about wanting to live up to the Radcliffe marathon world record

Muir has talked about wanting to live up to the Radcliffe marathon world record

Last month Radcliffe trained children at St Joseph's School in Highgate at the London Stadium as part of Discovery Education's Active Kids Do Better program.

It provides resources to help teachers increase activities for children and has encouraged more than 12,000 students to become active in more than 1,000 schools.

Radcliffe said: Let them find that passion, whether they enjoy it or take it to the elite sports level. It's a health issue and try to give the opportunity.

"If I think again, I only had athletics, football rugby, netball and swimming to try, now they have such a wide range: my children are trying to choose between sailing and water polo."

Muir aims to become the first British woman to claim the European 1,500 meter outdoor title.

Muir aims to become the first British woman to claim the European 1,500 meter outdoor title.

Muir aims to become the first British woman to claim the European 1,500 meter outdoor title.

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