Road to Beijing: Kim Amb

Kim Amb (born 31 July 1990 in Solna Municipality) is a Swedish javelin thrower. He finished in seventh place at the 2012 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki and 18th in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Ambs personal best is 84.61 metres, set in Zagreb, Croatia 2013.

2008 69.34m (227′ 6″)
2009 66.06m (216′ 9″)
2010 77.81m (255′ 3″)
2011 80.09m (262′ 9″)
2012 81.84m (268′ 6″)
2013 84.61m (277′ 7″)
2014 84.14m (276′ 1″)
2015 82.40m (270′ 4″)

How has your training been going recently?

All is going great right now. Preparing for the Worlds.

What is the focus of your training schedule?

To find good feeling in my throwing.

Is there anything new you are implementing into your training?

Not right now.

What technical issues are you working on?

Trying to get a lower tip with the javelin. Right now it's little too high.

Where are you currently training?

In Bålsta, Sweden, my home town.

Will you be attending any training camps at another site? If so, where and when?

Going to Japan before Beijing. 13aug – 20aug.

Who is your current coach?

My dad, Björn Amb.

Are you training with your coach on site or long distance?

Training with him on site.

Are you currently working a job? If so, what and how many hours a week?

Yes I am. Working as a book keeper.

What competitions do you have planned?

Its Worlds and after that only one match between Sweden and Finnland. (Finnkampen)

What are your travel plans?

We left for Japan 13 August, then off to Beijing 20 August.

Will any friends or family be travelling to Beijing?

My dad and my girlfriend.