Frankie gets German team role

Courtesy London 2012 organisationNamibian sprint legend Frankie 'the flash' Fredericks has been named consultant for German men’s national sprint team, according to the IAAF.

"The 200m World Champion from Stuttgart in 1993, who has won four silver medals at the 100m and 200m at the Olympics (1992 and 1996), partly lives in Germany.

"Jürgen Mallow, Germany’s national athletics coach, said that Fredericks was asked to especially help the German sprint relay team.

"Fredericks will already be present during a weekend training camp of the national sprinters this Saturday (24) and Sunday (25) in Dortmund.

"He will cooperate with national coaches Klaus Jakobs, Ronald Stein as well as Michael Corucle, who is the coach of Tobias Unger."

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