The podium of the 42-km marathon in Buenos Aires consisted of 3 kenyatas. But the competition left excellent results for athletics national .
Joaquín Arbe, from the province of Chubut , 29 years old, accomplished several things.
First, and most important, he qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games . The ultimate event of the sport. The skeleton finished sixth, with a time of 2:11:04. With which the limit of the International Federation of Athletics (IAAF) dropped in 26 seconds. Then he broke his own record . In addition, it became the second best brand in Argentine athletics, precisely with that time. Behind Antonio Silio, who in 95 had timed 2:09:57 in Hamburg. And he joined the South American podium. Entering second, after Paraguayan Derlis Ayala. That ended 1 second before. And 1 second ahead of Eulalio Muñoz, another native of Chubut.
The keyata that won the marathon of the national capital city, did it setting a new record for the circuit. 2:05:02. Only 18 hundredths less than the other Kenyata who held the previous record. It was the ninth victory of a citizen of that country in our marathon. The third one on line.
As for the local ladies, the best brand was Daiana Ocampo. With 2:39, they didn't reach him to get to the Games. Since the mark was 2:25.
The important thing is that Joaquin is going to Tokyo! Congratulations!
Fútbol, tenis, paddle, tenis de mesa, natación, golf, rugby son los deportes que practico desde que tengo uso de razón. Ver deportes es la única razón para tener un televisor en mi casa. Me gusta mucho analizar el juego; me apasiona la táctica y me deleita la técnica.