Mechaal achieves the longed for minimum in the 1,500 for the Doha World Cup
Adel Mechaal has gotten this Tuesday in Marseille the minimum mark to participate in the Doha World Cups in the 1,500 meter test. The Palamós athlete qualified in the fourth position with a time of 3: 35.77 what is good for your globalist. The brand required by the Spanish Federation It is 3: 36.00 and to date no Spanish athlete had achieved it. Therefore, the Catalan of adoption Mechaal gives a punch enciam of the table of the 'milqui'.
Marta Pérez and Kevin López will keep trying.
In the test disputed this Tuesday in Marseille, the victory fell to the British Charles Grice with a record of 3: 34.35, followed by the reputed marrquí Abdelaati Iguider (3: 34.84).
At the last Open World Championships held in London two years ago, a colossal Adel Mechaal stayed at the gates of the podium, finishing fourth in the 1,500 with a mark of 3: 34.71.
Thus, the Spanish-Moroccan takes a giant step in its great goal of climbing to a World Cup appointment, something that has only been achieved in Spanish athletics by the legendary José Luis González, Fermin Cacho and Reyes Estévez (twice).
For his part, Kevin Lopez also ran the 1,500 looking for a minimum that will try to address in the next stop of the Diamond League of Lausanne. Lopez stayed at 3:40:16. Marta Pérez could not certify her ticket to Doha at 1,500. He stayed at 4:14.