Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Athletics Albacete shines in the National Half Marathon

The Spanish Half Marathon Championships were held in Santander, with a wide representation of runners from the Club Atletismo Albacete-Diputación. Among the results obtained, it is worth highlighting the second place of Peter Kariuki Wanjiru (1.03.10). The Kenyan’s valuable points, along with Francisco Javier de León Rodríguez’s 17th place and Jaoud Boulame Ben Bochta’s 32nd place, earned the club a full fifth place behind the greats from La Mancha. Empire of national athletics such as Bikila, Menorca, Valladolid or the HOCA team. Another club athlete, Kenyan Nehemiah Kipyegon, placed thirteenth, but was not counted as he was only able to count the result of one foreigner for each team.

By age, there has been an increase in successes and medals in the Master 35–44, with the aforementioned Peter Kariuki Wanjiru and Jaoud Boulame Ben Bouchta teaming up with Antonio Briz Piqueras to win bronze, while another third place finish in the Master 55–64. Martínez Sánchez, Manuel Poveda Serrano and Juan Ignacio López López.

On an individual basis, highlight the Spanish M50 championship and therefore gold for Eduardo Pascual Verdu Calabuig, as well as the M40 for Joud Bouallame Ben Bochta. In the women’s section, where Club Atletismo Albacete-Deputación had no group representation, it received ninth place with Yesica Mas Castany, who clocked 1.15.23 at the finish line.

Spanish Championship DNA Sub20 in Albacete

On the other hand, last Saturday, Spain’s best six clubs in the Sub20 category met at the Albacete Athletics Tracks to play the DNA Sub20 Spanish Championship, a method in which individual and mixed events are combined.(men and women) to determine champion for

After the jumping, running and final relay competitions, the victory went to Playas de Castellón, ahead of Cuevas de Nerja (2nd), UCAM Cartagena (3rd), Club Atletismo Albacete-Diputación (4th), Unicaja Jain and PDS Group Murcia.

As the organizing club, CA Albacete-Deputación can be proud to organize this test as its development has received much praise from both the participating clubs and the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation itself.

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