Just In

German Jumper Ariane Friedrich exposed a stalker

Olympic champion Melaine Walker and her training partner Kaliese Spencer both moved into the final of the women's 400m hurdles, following victories in their heats at the Jamaica Olympic Trials at the National Stadium on Thursday.

World Championships High Jump bronze medallist Ariane Friedrich has exposed a stalker on social media powerhouse Facebook.

The German star, Friedrich, revealed that a man went as far as sending her a photo of his genitals in an email, and the furious Olympic, who happens to also be a police officer, put him to shame on the world wide web.

She said has been troubled by stalkers in the past and this time she was determined to take action

Friedrich, according to press agency DPA, also plans to bring charges against the individual.

The 2009 medal winner from in Berlin, said revealed how she had posted the man’s name, home address and contact information on her page as a sign “of making clear that I am prepared to act.”

“I’ve been offended in the past, sexually harassed and I’ve had a stalker before,” said added.

The 28-year-old jumper added: “It’s time to act, it’s time to defend myself. And that’s what I’m doing. No more and no less.”

About The Author

Christopher George, reporting

Chris is a retired coach with many years of experience following track and field. Enjoys traveling with his wife, two children and grand kids.

You Might Also Enjoy...

NCAA Division I East First Round live streaming

How to watch the 2024 NCAA Division I East First Rounds? Live results, schedule

2024 NCAA Division I East First Rounds will be live streamed on ESPN+ from May 22-25 and fans can watch all the action with a subscription.

Lamont Marcell Jacobs after winning the Olympic 100m title in Tokyo

Lamont Jacobs wins 100m: Lucca International Meeting 2024 Results

Lamont Marcell Jacobs of Italy won the men's 100m at the 3rd Lucca International Meeting 2024 meeting, clocking 10.07 secs on May 19. Full results and recap.

Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone wins 400m at the USATF Championships in World-Leading Marks

McLaughlin-Levrone Set to Make Statement Over 400m Hurdles at 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials

American sprinter Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone will race in the 400m hurdles at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials, an event she hasn't contested since breaking the world record in 2022.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.