The NFL player DK Metcalf, 104 kilos, is on the verge of contesting the 100 meter dash at the Olympic Games

DK Metcalf is a receiver in the Seattle Seahawks from NFL. Measures 1.93 and weighs 104 kilos. Quite a physical marvel for the practice of American football whose dream was to participate in some Olympic Games. A dream you have pursued by participating in the trials United States Athletics Championships 100 meter dash, without the expected success but leaving both locals and strangers speechless.

Taking advantage of the NFL hiatus after the draft, when teams are dedicated to working with rookies and some players without a guaranteed contract heading into the preseason, DK Metcalf signed on to the Golden Games and Distance Open de Walnut. An event closed by the United States Athletics Federation in which to be able to make an official brand and get a ticket for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Testing my speed against world class athletes is a blessing. These are world class athletes. It’s very different from football speed and you just found out“Declared the one who is one of the fastest players in the NFL after his career.

DK Metcalf finished last (ninth) in his series with a time of 10.36, which helped him to be between position 15 and 17 of the event. Figures that might seem like a failure, but that gain value when it is highlighted that the best mark in the 100 meter dash was 10.09. This means that the Seattle Seahawks wide receiver stayed 16 hundredths away from sneaking into the final qualifying events of the United States for the Olympics and 21 hundredths away from getting the direct ticket to Tokyo 2020.


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