María Vicente in triple jump and Daniela García in 800 meters, champions of Europe under-23

The Spanish athletes María Vicente and Daniela García have been proclaimed champions of Europe under-23 triple jump and 800 meters, respectively, in the Europeans that are held in the Finnish city of Espoo, the first of them also achieving the continental record of the category with 14.21.

Vincent, who started with a null, he got off the hook with his best jump immediately afterwards to put his improvement on track and set a very high bar for his rivals. In the third he went up to 13.57 and in the fourth he approached his best mark with 14.19. He finally closed out his contest with another null in the fifth and a sixth of 14.15. Behind her, the silver medal went to the Swedish Maja Askag, who achieved 13.76 in her fifth rush; and the bronze for the Finnish Jessica Kahara, who also landed in the fifth with 13.59.

Regarding Daniela Garcia, He faced the final with the best record and he did not disappoint. Positioned in the front positions from the start of the race, He held the pace in the first section imposed by the Greek Georgia-Maria Despollari, ultimately bronze; and subsequently held off Germany’s Lucia Sturm. So, He reached the last 200 meters in a good position and finished dismounting his rivals with a great final 100 to which none could respond. to score in goal 2:02.96. Second, with 2.03.14, was the Finnish Veera Mattila.

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