The Spanish champion of 3,000 meters on the indoor track, Marta García , will debut in a test of the Diamond League -Liga del Diamante- in Gateshead (London ) next Tuesday, July 13, where she will play, for the first time, a mile on the track.
The Leonese athlete of FC Barcelona , after staying out of the medals in the 1,500 meters in the Spanish championship, wants to endorse her “good form,” as she told Efe, improving the mark of 4: 08.43 that has placed her the organization of the London test.
García faces the appointment with “a huge desire and with the illusion of having a different challenge”, in a race where he will face rivals whom he has defeated in the distance of 1,500 meters and with another Spanish on the starting line, soriana Marta García, who earned her presence at the Tokyo Olympics .
“I have only raced urban miles and this will be a new experience in an incredible setting which is an added motivation,” said the young runner.
In fact, she is convinced that its versatility characteristics for tests of 3,000 and even 5,000 meters, can help her to achieve a good time in her first mile on the track “where it will be less agonizing and I can get the top speed at the end”, she commented. .
After the race next Tuesday, García will conclude the summer season after being left out of the list for Tokyo and will begin to plan the next campaign with the challenges set in the European and world, as well as in the cross country.