Leitis is ready for takeoff
Tops in the Big Ten and third in the nation indoors, Janis Leitis wants to make the 2016 Olympics in the long jump. The senior from Latvia said it’s his dream event.
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Most nights, Janis Leitis said he goes to sleep thinking about the long jump. About the steps down the runway, pounding off the board with great speed and throwing himself into the pit. Preferably more than 26 feet.
“Everything I see is long jump,” Leitis says.
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Thursday, January 31, 2013 12:00 am.