Outdoor Athletics

Jose Manuel Perez, European Under-23 champion of 20 km marches

The good news from Tallinn (Estonia) continues. Yesterday afternoon, Eduardo Menacho achieved gold in the 10,000 meters . Today, José Manuel Pérez brings another gold to Spain, this time in the 20-kilometer march . His compatriot Pedro Conesa finished in fifth position.

The Granada-born athlete arrived in Estonia after becoming the Spanish Under-23 champion in the 10-kilometer march held in Nerja , and in the 20-kilometer march in March of this year in Murcia.

With a time of 1:25:06, the young walker writes his name among the Spaniards who achieved this same feat, such as David Márquez in 1999, Juan Manuel Molina in 2001, Miguel Ángel López in 2009 and Diego García Carrera in 2017 .

Claudia Conte, silver in heptalon

Also, the Castellón Claudia Conte has become runner-up in Europe in Heptalón with a time of 2: 12.93. With 6,289 points, he has achieved the second best Spanish mark in history .

Chamosa and Monné achieve two more bronzes

The 20-kilometer women’s march has also brought another metal for the Spanish delegation. The Galician Antía Chamosa (1:35:04) has hung the bronze after being behind the Turkish Meryem Bekmez and the French Pauline Stey.

For his part, the Catalan Arnau Monné has achieved third place in the 100 meter dash with a mark of 10.41. His compatriot Sergio López has been in fourth place by only one tenth (10.42) tied with the German Yannick Wolf.

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