Sweet Number Six

Yesterday the Swiss Championships took place in Frauenfeld and I captured my sixth straight title. And while I again had little competition, this victory felt a extra special. The crowd was small, but with my parents arriving the day before the meet I knew I had fans. The European championships organizers also used the meet to fine tune their preparations.


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  1. Mark Cullen
    Mark Cullen says:

    Congratulations on your victory, Martin – well-deserved!

    I want to thank you for taking the time yesterday to write me to clarify the World Juniors vs World Youth and birthdate issues in my post about Makhethe of South Africa. I realize now what I was trying to say: that it’s not being born in February that is a disadvantage, it’s being born in ’96. That means that at 18 this is his only World Junior Championship, if I understand this correctly.

    I have posted a corrected copy: http://www.trackerati.com/2014/07/as-good-as-gold.html

    By the way, I am from Seattle and remember when you were at UW!

    Thanks again.

    With appreciation,
    Mark Cullen


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