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Two Spaniards classified and an accident in the 1,500

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Two Spaniards classified and an accident in the 1,500

Gmez is hurt by the falls and enters out of the rankings. Mechaal, sixth, reaches the semifinals, like Fontes, who enters on time.

Gmez, far right, during the test.Juan Ignacio RoncoroniEFE
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Two qualified for the semifinals, Adel Mechaal and Ignacio Fontes, and a pending claim. That way the 1,500 for the Spanish in Tokyo. Jess gmez He was the one who had the worst luck, harmed by a series full of incidents and two falls that broke his rhythm and prevented him from progressing when he wanted to. It was twelfth, with 3: 47.27.

“We’ll see what the judges decide, I could not make the change you expected from the last 200 “. Marcin lewandowski, which went to the ground, was requalified. Fontes, who was able to finish the race, is pending any claims that the Spanish Federation, with its president, Plated Ral, pending at the Olympic Stadium. Completing the test complicates it.

They went to semifinals of this test that the other two Spanish participants have given Spain so much. Mechaal controlled the test to guarantee to be in the top six at the finish. Fontes, who finished eighth in his, entered by time, crediting 3: 36.95.

Mechaal’s chrono (3: 36.14) gives him back excellent sensations, after a time in which he has barely run the test. “I have done three 1,500 in a year, two in the Spanish Championships and this one. In each one I have been improving my time, and that racing in the morning is not what I’m used to. We had to get up at five thirty in the morning. But this was the difficult thing, from now on we will run in the afternoon and there we will give everything. I’m in shape, “he said after the test.

Mechaal disputed the series in which was the great favorite, the Norwegian Jakob Ingebrigtsen, who won easily on the home straight. The Moroccan The Bakkali, champion of 3,000 obstacles, retired before the end of the series. Pablo Torrijos, for his part, did not qualify for the men’s triple jump final, where he made two voids.