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A marathon dyed with success

While he entered sixth only 6 seconds from the winner, Joaquín Arbe can say that this marathon was very successful.
Joaquín Arbe puede decir que este maratón fue muy exitoso
| 26 September, 2019 |

The podium of the 42km marathon in Buenos Aires was made up of 3 kenyatas. But the competition left excellent results for the athletics national.

The native of Chubutprovince, Joaquín Arbe, 29 years old, achieved several things.

First, and most importantly, he qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics . The ultimate date of the sport. The skeletal finished sixth, with a time of 2:11:04. With which he lowered the limit of the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) in 26 seconds. Then he broke his own record. In addition, it became the second best brand in Argentine athletics, precisely at that time. Behind Antonio Silio, who in the 95 had timed 2:09:57 in Hamburg. And he joined the South Americanpodium. Entering second, after Paraguayan Derlis Ayala. He finished 1 second earlier. And 1 second ahead of Eulalio Muñoz, another native of Chubut.

The keyata, who won the marathon of the national capital city, did so by 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. Third on the line.

As for the local ladies, the best brand was Daiana Ocampo. With 2:39, they did not catch him to get to the Games. Since the mark was 2:25.

The important thing is that Joaquin is going to Tokyo! Congratulations!

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