Raul Celada and Jorge Blanco starred in the 10,000 meters race

Lyonian athletics shine once again in a great national competition. Long distance runners Raul Celada and Jorge Blanco He took a big role in the Spanish long-distance championship, in the 10,000-meter test, which was held at Torrevieja (Alicante), Where Selada was bronze and Blanco touched the coronation site.

It was a quick test as not only did the Lyons fight for the national title: either way they did their best in the distance and achieve the minimum of European Cup From the distance, which will be held on 5 June in Birmingham (UK).

In the usual bold style of Maragato and LeoneseThey stood up to the strong rhythm of the Burundians Thierry I have, Who made the first 7000 meters of high level but ended up ditching, leaving the head of the race Cheeky PerezWho will end up with the national title (27: 59.45).

Fighting over silver with two personal records

Back from the back Jesus Ramos (28: 23.89) And very close to Madrid, with the Lyonnais duo Raul Celada (28:25.10) Bronze suspension and Jorge Blanco (28: 25.76) signed Outstanding performance and new personal record.

These four athletes, along with Red Yago (28: 31.85) They have achieved this minimum for Birmingham European Cup Which will take place in about two months and in which both Celada and Blanco dream of defending the colors of Spain.

In the 10,000m B final, in search of a good spot in the Under-23 Ranking, he started Sergio AlegreBut the Lyons could not finish the test.

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