News : Dani Mateo and Martín Fiz, for Spanish Records of the time in La Nucía
We have a new challenge underway. Challenges in this case. And it is that Dani Mateo, one of the two marathoners who has in his pocket and secured his ticket for the Tokyo Olympic Games after finishing tenth in the Doha World Cup (the other is Javi Guerra, champion of Spain in 2020), will try to beat the oldest national record in athletics, which is none other than the time on the track. A record that has been in the possession of Mariano Haro since on August 9, 1975, at the age of 35, he managed to travel 20,493 meters on the tartan in San Sebastián.
On April 20 from 7:30 p.m.
It will be next April 20 and at the Camilo Cano de La Nucía Olympic stadium when the Soriano attacks this major challenge that will undoubtedly help him to prepare for the summer Olympic event due to the shortage of road tests throughout this spring. Mateo, 31, has a personal best in the marathon of 2:08:22 achieved in the last Valencia Marathon, in which his compatriot Ayad Lamdassem achieved the Spanish Record for distance.
On the other hand, Martín Fiz, champion of Europe and the world of marathon, will look for the Best Spanish Brand in the History of the hour in category +55 on the same stage and on the same day from 19:30 (at the same time as Dani). Due to the anti-COVID protocol, Each athlete may only have two hares during the entire competition.