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newsathletics2 months ago

AFI president opens up on javelin coach Uwe Hohn sacking, says athletes didn't want to train with him

Javelin coach Uwe Hohn was sacked from the position after the Tokyo Olympics, as other Indian throwers - Annu Rani and Shivpal - failed to make an impact in the Games. AFI president Adille Sumariwala has opened up about the whole issue and said that the sacking was purely on non-performance.
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newsathletics3 months ago

Neeraj Chopra's coach Uwe Hohn sacked, AFI not satisfied with performance

Indian javelin team's coach Uwe Hohn has been sacked after Tokyo 2020. Even though Neeraj Chopra continued to blossom during his tenure, other throwers could not prove their mettle on the big stages. Now AFI will appoint two coaches for the javelin team. Hohn had started coaching in India in 2017.
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newsathletics3 years ago

Athletic Federation of India appoint three new foreign coaches

The Athletic Federation of India has roped in German Dr. Klaus Bartonietz, Russia’s Valerii Satshuk and Athletics recovery expert Andrei Filimonau to their coaching staff. However, Uwe Hohn will continue to hold on to the position of head coach of the Indian Athletics team for now.
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newsathletics4 years ago

I was promised a lot but nothing has been fulfilled by AFI and SAI, says India’s Javelin coach Uwe Hohn

Uwe Hohn asserted that his promises have still not been fulfilled by the AFI and SAI, that were assured to him when he had signed a contract four years back to coach Indian Javelin throwers. He has also asked for a proper training system which involves an assistant coach and other staff.
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