News : Preview, schedule and elite athletes of the 10k Ibercaja of Valencia


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Preview, schedule and elite athletes of the 10k Ibercaja of Valencia


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Valencia has become one of the cities of running par excellence worldwide and This next Sunday, the 12th from 9:30 am, he will show it again. The 10k Ibercaja dispute in the city of Turia will bring together elite athletes of the highest level in search of continuing to break records, both the test and other (put to dream, even international record brands). The test will also release its brand new IAAF gold label, the highest distinction granted by the world body.

Record of registered

This 2020 the test has achieved its record of participation with 14,481 registered runners, a figure that will increase with the inscriptions in Fair of the Corridor, in a XII edition that looks for to surpass also the record of arrived at goal. The director of the test, Álex Aparicio, has assured that the objective “is to continue taking steps to strengthen the 10K Valencia Ibercaja among the best races in the world, without losing our innovative character by offering different services always thinking of some popular runners who continue to trust this race and support us with greater participation. ” "We arrived at our most numerous and ambitious edition premiering Gold Label."

TOP names

Athletes from more than 40 different countries will take part in the start (United Kingdom and France are the most numerous after Spain). Among male elite athletes stand out Kenyans Rhonex Kipruto (26’46 ”personal brand in Prague 2018), Josphat Kiprono (27’04”) or Benard Kimeli (27’10 ”) or the Ugandan Stephen Kissa (27’13 ”), in addition to the Swiss Julien Wanders, European record holder of distance (27’25”). Among the Spaniards, the one who arrives with the best brand is Chiki Pérez (27’59 ”last year in this same test), but there will also be Javi Guerra (28’29”) or Alejandro Fernández.

In females, the Kenyan stands out Sheila Chepkirui (29’57 ”) or the Israeli Lonah Salpeter (30’05 ”), European record holder of distance. Among the Spanish, Paula González Berodia (32’36 ”) or Laura Méndez (33’58”).

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