The women's team, silver in the European Cup of 10,000; the boys, rooms
Spain won this Saturday's silver medal in the women's event of the European Cup for teams of 10,000 meters, played in London, where the men finished in fourth place.
Spain took second place in women thanks to Carmela Cardama and Maitane Melero finished sixth (32: 26.43) and seventh (32: 27.00), both with personal best. Also, Nuria Lugueros was ranked 26th in 33: 14.32, while Gema Martín did not finish.
The gold went to the British team (1h.36: 18.80), ahead of Spain (1h.38: 07.75) and Italy (1h.38: 13.80). The British Stephanie Twell won the women's event with a mark of 31: 08.13, although she did not compete for her country, but for her club, so her triumph did not count towards the final classification.
Twell beat the Israeli Lonah Chemtai Salpeter (31: 15.78) and the British Eilish McColgan (31: 16.76), who did lead the triumph of her nation, which also contributed the ninth place of Alice Wright and the twelfth of Verity Ockenden .
The men's team, at the doors of the podium
In masculine category Spain was satisfied with the fourth place and a total time of the three best of 1h.25: 16.12, after a test in which Juan 'Chiki' Pérez was seventh in 28: 10.16 and David Palacio finished thirteenth with 28: 28.05. The two with the best personal brand.
In addition Mohamed Jelloul was sixteenth (28: 37.91) and last to score for Spain. Toni Abadía finished nineteenth (28: 42.12) and Yago Rojo, twentieth (28: 42.77). Nassim Hassaous was thirty-third (29: 19.75). The Italian Yemaneberhan Crippa was the winner of the men's race in 27: 49.79, ahead of the German Amanal Petros (27: 52.25) and the British Ben Connor (27: 57.60).
The male title was taken by Italy, since the victory of Crippa was joined by Lorenzo Dini's sixth place (28: 09.21) and the tenth of Said El Otmani (28: 26.02). The Great Britain of Connor finished second in a total time of his three smaller athletes of 1h.24: 55.33. Germany, with Petros at the head, was third with 1h.25: 12.89.