Diego Lacamoire from Mar del Plata achieved get on the podium last Saturday with a very good second place in the 1,500 meter test in his presentation at the 2022 edition of the International Meeting in Braga, Portugalon a night marked by torrential rain.
The now pupil of the Spanish José Luis Mareca stayed with that position when timing 3:45.33, escorting the Portuguese Nuno Pereira, winner with 3:43.98, completing the podium the Frenchman Quentin Tison (3:46.78). José Zabala from Santa Fe also participated in this test, who crossed the finish line in 3:56.36, placing himself in twelfth position.
The other marplatense who competed internationally in recent days was Mariana Borelli, another pupil of José Luis Mareca. Before his return to the country, Borelli competed last Thursday in the 1500 meter test within the framework of the IX Diputación de Castellón Grand Prix – VII Memorial JA Cansino. He timed 4:13.54, very close to his provincial record of 4:13.37 set last May 25 in Huelva, and finished in tenth place.
In front of the woman from Mar del Plata, Fedra Luna from the capital established the new national record for the distance by stopping the clocks at 4:11.66.
On Saturday afternoon, Borelli competed in the “A” final of the three and a half laps of the track at the Madrid Meeting 2022, considered by World Athletics as Continental Tour Silver. This time he completed the course in 4:18.00 to finish at the twelfth position in the classification. The winner was the Ethiopian Kesanet Alemu with 4:06.29, escorted by the British Ellie Baker (4:06.64), former European U20 and U23 runner-up in the 800 meters, and the also Ethiopian Hiwot Mehari (4:06.65).