News : 4×400 mixed relay race and place for the Tokyo Games!


News : 4×400 mixed relay race and place for the Tokyo Games!

Image of the 4×400 mixed relay in Silesia / RFEA

The mixed 4 × 400 Spanish quartet, made up of Julio Arenas, Andrea Jiménez, Aauri Lorena Bokesa and Bernat Erta, achieved the qualification for the final of the Silesian Relay World Cup 2021 and the ticket for the Tokyo Olympics.

Spanish athletes they achieved second place in series 1 with a new national record, 3: 18.97, only beaten by the Dutch Nout Wardenburg, Femke Bol, Lieke Klaver and Tony van Diepen (3: 18.03), who clearly dominated the event.

They all shone

Julio Arenas completed a good first post, delivered in second place, which Andrea Jiménez managed to maintain after a tough fight with Turks, Kenyans and Czechs. Bokesa consolidated the classification project by tremendously opening the gap and Erta completed it with solvency.

Behind, France, who started the test with the two women, progressed at the pace of Crhistopher Naliali and Thomas Jordier, but could not jeopardize the classification of Spain (3: 20.95).



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