Smith, who became numerous times the Dutch champion, wants to participate in the shot put and discus at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.
Smith, who has a long period of injuries behind him, has to throw the discus a little bit further. To qualify for the Olympics a distance of 65 meters is required. It will be his fourth Olympic Games if he is going to meet the qualification standard .
The European Athletics Championships begins on July 6 and lasts until 10th July.