6 August 19:32 (BST)

AT: STORL (GER) - 'I was nervous, this is my home country, my capital'

BERLIN - Comments from David STORL (GER) after he finished first in qualfying with a throw of 20.63m in the men's shot put.

David STORL (GER)

On competing on home soil:

"Today was the first step towards the final, but despite feeling good, I was a bit nervous because this is my home country, my capital.

"The crowd is amazing and that helped, too. This year my opponents are very strong, so I have to be careful in the final [on Tuesday]."

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