News : Chiki Pérez, best Spanish of the last 13 years in Ostrava
Juan Antonio ‘Chiki’ Pérez achieved this afternoon at the ‘Golden Spike’ meeting in Ostrava (Czech Republic) his personal best of the 10,000 meters In a career that has been led with relentless authority by Ugandan Jacob Kiplimo, one of the favorites for Olympic gold this coming summer in Tokyo. The compatriot of Joshua Cheptegei (who will be this afternoon in the 3,000 looking for the World Record) has led from start to finish a test in which the Spanish Taoussi has acted as efficient and precise hare.
Kiplimo, in another League
Kiplimo, half marathon champion of Europe in Gdynia and one of the sensations of the past 2020, has stopped the clock at 26:33:93, which makes him the world leader of the year. The Ugandan has improved his personal best by almost a minute, which was 27:26. Birhanu Balew entered second with 27:07:49, which also means Olympic minimum. The Italian Iliass Aouani closed the podium with 27:45:81, just two tenths ahead of an imperial Chiki Pérez (27:46:08). Best Spanish Brand of the last 13 years.
The Spanish has lowered in 13 seconds (it was of 27:59:45). He is the 12th Spanish in history. Crack!