'Night of San Carro' in the magical streets of Jaén
Fernando Carro prevailed in one of the most magical and special races of the national calendar, the Night of San Antón, which is disputed (as its name indicates) when the sun goes down in the city of Jaén. With the streets crowded with people carrying torches and carrying the corridors on slopes and with slopes and slopes as pronounced as 'crushers' of legs, much of the elite of the fund and Spanish midfund met in the Andalusian town .
Car and the Ethiopian Tsegay Gudaf were the winners of the thirty-seventh edition of the race, which had a very close end. Carro surpassed in the last meters Juan Antonio "Chiqui" Pérez and Gudaf Netsanet Gudeta, world champion of half marathon, in a route with 10 kilometers with continuous ups and downs due to the orography of the capital of Jienne.
Tremendous final between Carro and Chiki
Chiki Pérez took control of the test until passing through the Cathedral and then it was reached in Ecuador by Carro and Abdessamad Oukhelfen, the Spanish athlete of Moroccan origin who only relented in the decisive meters before the end of Carro, that in the last moments he pressed and managed to register his name for the first time in the test.
The runner-up of Europe and national record holder of 3,000 obstacles won with a time of 29 minutes and 28 seconds, one less than Perez and 12 of advantage over Oukhelfen. For his part, Tsegay, bronze in the last 1,500 meters World Cup, He won in the women's category in another tight final with his compatriot Ntesanet Gudeta, the world champion of half marathon, with a mark of 32.17 by 32.18 of his rival.
The jiennense Lola Chiclana was third with a 35-minute mark on her first podium in a test of these characteristics.
ELITE RACE CLASSIFICATIONS
Fernando Carro - 29:29
Juan Antonio Pérez - 29:31
Abdessamad Oukhelfen - 29:48
Gudaf Tsegay - 32:18
Netsanet Gudeta - 32:18
Dolores Chiclana - 35:00
- Jaén City Council (@AytoJaen) January 18, 2020
- RunOnline Magazine (@runonline_) January 19, 2020