Italian track titles awarded

A better European seasonal times and many excellent performances on the Mondo track at Quercia Stadium.


Have been held in Rovereto the Italian Track Championships Individual Absolutes. The Quercia Stadium of the city hosted the thirty best Italian athletes who, on Mondotrack, competed for the title and a place in the Italian squad that blue, August 12 to 17, will participate in the European Championships in Zurich. Many athletes who have shown excellent form, beginning with Libania Grenot: The Cuban-born athlete won the 400m with a time of 50"55 best European performance of the year, only 25/100 from their national record. Over the same distance, between men stood out a great Matteo Galvan, who raced in 45"58. Great excitement even in races with obstacles: in the 110 hurdles, successful Hassane Fofana in 13"60; in the 100 hurdles, won by Marzia Caravelli in 13"07; in the 400 hurdles, best time of the season for Leonaro Capotosti, with a time of 50"17. In the long-distance events, excellent performance of Giordano Benedetti, who dominated the closing 800m with a time of 1'49 "09, and nineteen Federica Del Buono, who won the 1500m with a time of 4'10" 26; in the 3000 steeplechase success for Valeria Roffino in 9'53 "82, the fourth Italian performance ever. Coming to the races for sprinters in the finals of the 100m, successes Obou Delmas (10"33) and Irena Siragusa (11" 53), who also won the title in the 200m with a time of 23"27. The 200m men went to Diego Marani, who raced in 20"47, the ninth time Italian of all time.