Orlando Ortega and Paula Sevilla, great protagonists of the 1st Day
A stellar Orlando Ortega He has been the main protagonist of the first day of Spanish Athletics Championship In Indoor Track, with its expected title in the 60 meters hurdles and with a fabulous performance in the 60 smooth, where in its premiere it has been able to run in 6.66, best national brand of the season.
The Spanish hurdler He has shown that he is a world-class athlete, only comparable to the best in the world. It has been exhibited in a big way in the 60 meters hurdles, where it has not found any rival, while its appearance in the smooth has not been better, running as a great favorite to achieve the double this Sunday.
In addition to Ortega, the marathon day on Saturday had many proper names. Ana Peleteiro He met in the women's triple jump final, winning with 13.90, away from his best brands, but proving that he is reliable and that he is the best in Spain, something that also made an irregular Maria Vicente, who ended up winning the pentathlon, but with very little margin over a great Claudia Conte, who fought for gold until the end.
Another proper name was undoubtedly that of Paula Sevilla, who made Record of the Championships with 23.33 In his 200m semifinal, third best Spanish brand ever. It is the big favorite for tomorrow's final.
Mechaal, king of 3,000
Adel Mechaal he triumphed in a large 3,000 meters in which he defeated Gonzalo Garcia, silver, and Fernando Carro, bronze. In addition, there were other illustrious of the specialty such as Sebas Martos, Ouassim Oumaiz, Mohammed Katir or Sergio Jiménez, but all of them ended up giving up before a recovered Mechaal, who a few minutes later sought the crush of qualifying for the final of 1,500, but his legs They told him enough for 500 meters.
Maitane Melero won in the final of 3,000 women, where he took full advantage of the work of wear of Celia Anton, who finished exhausted and without strength. Igor Bychkov He took the pole vault with great authority and Alexis Sastre surprised everyone at height, reaching 2.22, enough to be the new champion of Spain.
Galician Okutu starred in the big surprise of the day, defeating an irregular Eusebio Cáceres, who never finished feeling comfortable. Despite this, it was silver in a final in which no athlete managed to pass the eight meters.
Disqualification of Bestué
Another surprise came in the 60 women's smooth, where they shared the gold medal Maribel Pérez and Aitana Rodrigo, although the news was in the semi-final disqualification of the big favorite, Jaël Bestué, which dazzled in his first career.
Borja Vivas, meanwhile, surprised Carlos Tobalina in the final of the male weight in one of the events that closed this first day.
The competition will close this Sunday with a stellar morning that will last until almost 2:00 p.m. and where will be exciting endings like those of 400, 800 or 1,500, three of the star events of the national calendar.