News : Spain record of the 1,000 meters for Jesús Gómez!
The athlete from Burgos Jesús Gómez beat this Wednesday the Best Spanish Brand in the History of 1,000 meters with a time of 2: 15.99 during the second edition of the Nerja 2021 Challenge. The previous record was held by Fermín Cacho, with a record of 2.16.15, obtained on September 16, 1993 at the Francisco Ramón Higueras Memorial in Andújar (Jaén).
In addition, the Balearic athlete Daniela García broke the national record of 1,000 meters in the sub 23 category in the Nerja Challenge (Málaga) by setting a record of 2.39.66 at the finish line, in a test in which she was second. The previous record was Jacqueline Martín with 2: 44.22, achieved in 1996.
Esther Guerrero’s victory
The Catalan Esther Guerrero won in the distance, with 2.38.56, but failed to beat the record held by Mayte Martínez of 2.33.06, achieved on September 13, 2007. The test was launched by Paula Clavero up to 600 meters and then Guerrero went solo, but stayed far from Martinez’s mark.