Shot Put World Champion David Storl changes the sport club from Chemnitz to Lepizig. The 24-year-old Olympic silver medalist confirmed this during a press conference on Saturday.
David Storl :
New club – new jersey! Official Press Conference at SC DHfK Leipzig!
I would like to say big thanks to the LAC Chemnitz. The association offers new possibilities for me, I would like to use. My heart still beats for Saxony, which is crucial.
“I look forward to the new location. I’m traditionally a person who does not change every three years the club. I was even ten years at LAC in Chemnitz, so a period I would imagine also in Leipzig,” said the world-class athlet.
“The contract is valid only for three years. We want to lift the Athletics in Leipzig upwards. This is what the project is about, especially with Storl, said president Christoph Hansel from SC DHfK Leipzig. The new club of David Storl is currently preparing a merger agreement with LAZ Leipzig. “Over the next three months we take this step,” said LAZ board member Tino Nebel.
After his surgery on his left knee, the European champion David Storl is back in light training. “I am free of pain and on November 25th I’m going for a training camp to South Africa. Whether I compete indoors or not, I’ have not decided yet,” he said. “In any case I would like to defend my world championships gold medal in Beijing”