Eduard Bscheid knows no limits or barriers. With only six years of professional training, at 86 years of age, this German athlete has landed in the World Athletics Master Championship stomping very hard. On the second day of celebration, Bscheid has managed to get a silver medal in one of the toughest tests of athletics: decathlon. The athlete has achieved a total of 4757 points.
So, this morning he finished the test in his category of M80 resulting victorious. In the interview to which we have had access, the athlete has not hesitated to encourage all that sports lover to participate in an event of this size; leaving aside prejudices and fears. The key? “Constancy, effort and passion,” says Bscheid.
“Since childhood my parents have taught me the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle, I’ve been training every day for six years, listening to my body and taking care of myself in all areas. “, reveals the veteran athlete.