It starts from the time of 3: 39.70 on the wet track of Cles in the 1500s. The first act of the 2020 season by Yeman Crippa (Fiamme Oro) is good, after a month of gathering on the high ground in Livigno: the Italian record holder of 10,000 meters expresses himself on a time that is in line with their ambitions on the eve, despite unfavorable weather conditions.
“I’m happy, I said that I wanted to run under 3:40 and so it was – the words of Crippa – maybe you could do a bit better, but given the day there is. Feel good, I have confirmation that I trained well and so I’m positive for the next race, where I will try to get a little faster than a thousand, at 2:24 or 2:25, and then try to close strong and improve the staff at 3:37:81. on the right track and I thank Yassin Bouih and Leonardo Cuzzolin who today gave me a hand like hares “. After training, team-mates Mohad Abdikadar (Aeronautica), second in 3: 41.21, and David Nikolli (Cento Torri Pavia), third in 3: 42.49, were also making their debut.
Today’s, for Crippa, was the first date among those noted in the calendar: on August 5 it will be back in action on the 1500 meters, always in Trentino, in Rovereto, and then after a few days of meeting in the high ground in Livigno will project towards the international stage of the Diamond League with the evening of Montecarlo on August 14th and the first assault on the Italian record of Totò Antibo in the 5000 meters that has lasted for thirty years. Then another 5000 is scheduled in Ostrava (Czech Republic) on 8 September.
Among the women, in the 800 meters of Cles, success for Eleonora Vandi (Avis Macerata) who on a chronometric level (2: 05.71) does no better than her debut last Saturday in Milan (2: 05.50). To act as a “pacer”, for the occasion, the nineteenth-century Fiamme Azzurre Elena Bellò. Away from Vandi, 2: 09.12 for Elisa Bortoli (Army) and the fifteenth-century Alessandra Bonora (Rodengo Saiano Mico) improves with 2: 09.55. (HANDLE).