Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalfe showed his speed for the 100 meters, but was unable to secure his place in the US team trials for the Tokyo Olympics.
On Sunday, a 23-year-old man competed in a qualifying event in Walnut, California. He covered the distance in 10.37 seconds, giving him ninth and last place in the wave. By comparison, Cravon Gillespie won the race in 10.11 seconds.
Metcalfe finally took 15 menE Get out of the 17 possible with times. According to the daily Seattle Times, The minimum time to qualify for the Olympic trials is 10.20s.
“Testing my speed against world-class athletes is just a blessing,” the receiver told the NBC Network after the race.
“They are world-class athletes,” he repeated. As I realized it is very different to the speed of football. ”
So Metcalfe has to stick to football, where he excelled. In 2021, the 6’4 ‘, 229 lb man will play his third NFL campaign. So far, he has made 141 catches for 2,203 yards and 17 touchdowns in 32 games.