The women’s 4X400, silver and a new Spanish record in the sub-20 category

07/18/2021 at 9:21 PM CEST


The Spanish women’s 4X400 team achieved this sunday in the European U-20 in Tallinn (Estonia) a historic silver medal which, in addition to being a new record for Spain in the category, becomes the first medal to be achieved by a women’s relay in the history of this championship.

Carmen Avilés, Berta Segura, Bárbara Cosculluela and Lucía Pinacchio, with a mark of 3: 36.10, they withstood the attacks of the Italians, Irish and Norwegians and were only surpassed by the German team, who took the gold.

It is being a good Sunday with Spanish medals, including two gold. The Aragonese Pol Oriach proclaimed himself European U-20 champion 3,000 meter hurdles when he won the Tallinn final in a powerful final lap that gave him the title with a time of 8: 41.36, best European record of the year and fourth in Spain of all time.

For her part, the Barcelona athlete Carla Domínguez hung the gold medal this Sunday in the 5,000 meter final with an irresistible attack in the last kilometer that gave him the victory with a time of 16: 16.57.

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