Earlier this week, Sweden’s Bianca Summing He made his senior major debut in the 2022 European Championship heptathlon and his father is a Toronto Maple Leafs legend. Borje Summing, was in the stands to cheer her on despite being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) August 10th.
According to a Swedish newspaper sports bladetBianca was informed of her diagnosis by her father the day before the news came out.
“I wasn’t sure if my father would be able to travel,” Bianca told Swedish reporters. “It’s been a lot of fun for him and my family to come here for support.”
Thumbing is european championship He finished fourth in the 800m with a personal best of 2:11:85, did well in the heptathlon and had the support of his father and family. She scored her 6,185 points in her seven events and finished eighth overall.
2020 Olympic and 2022 World Champions, Nafi Satou Thiam He won the Belgian heptathlon with a score of 6628.
Bianca, 23, was selected to represent Sweden at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, but had to withdraw after suffering an injury in her first event, the 100m hurdles.
Borge defended the Toronto Maple Leafs for 16 seasons from 1973 to 1989. With his two teams he played 1,148 games and scored 787 goals. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in his 1996 year.
Maple Leafs legend Borje Salming cheers for daughter at European Championships
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