News : Sánchez-Valladares and Gallego, the best Spanish brands in history


News : Sánchez-Valladares and Gallego, the best Spanish brands in history

Sara Gallego is in a splendid moment / LBDC

The Spanish athletes Sara Gallego and Pablo Sánchez-Valladares have been the main protagonists of the ‘Miting d’Atletisme Ciutat de Barcelona’, held this Tuesday at the Joan Serrahima stadium in Montjuic, by achieving national records in the 300-meter hurdles and the middle kilometer, respectively.

Sara, in a great moment

The first to achieve it was the Catalan Sara Gallego, 19, who was able to stop the clock at 40:18 in the 300 hurdles to overcome a mark that was held by Salma Paralluelo since this season (41.97) despite to run an unusual distance.

The Barcelona woman -European Bronze U18 and U20 in 400m hurdles- won clearly demonstrating his great moment of form.

Pablo flies in the half kilometer

The other record for Spain was signed by Pablo Sánchez-Valladares from Madrid, who certified a time of 1: 00.82 in the distance of 500 meters. The FC Barcelona athlete, current champion of Spain of 800 meters on the indoor track, finished with Samuel García’s record four years ago (1: 01.40).

In addition, the Barcelona meeting left the triumph of Fernando Carro in the 2,000 obstacles with the best world record of the year. The man from Madrid won with a time of 5:26:78, but could not beat Spain’s record for the distance, something he already tried in Ibiza a few weeks ago, and the brand will remain in the hands of the Sevillian Antonio Jiménez Pentinel, in his possession since 2005.

In the 3,000 meters, the Spanish Ouassim Oumaiz scored the victory with a time of 7: 40.62 ahead of Serbian Elzan Bibic (7: 43.18) and also Spanish Mohamed El Katir (7: 44.13). In this test also participated Spanish triathlete Mario Mola, who finished tenth with a time of 8: 02.38.


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