2021 Olympic Games: Muñoz and Arbe finished the marathon


The long-distance runner from the town of Gualjaina achieved his best mark in the year, although he was far from the record achieved in Valencia 2019, when he established 2h. 11 m. 23s., When he obtained the classification for the appointment in the Japanese capital.

While the also Chubut Arbe, 30, arrived further back in the race that took place in the Odori Park of the city of Sapporo and ranked 53rd. placement.

The athlete born from the city of Esquel got a time of 2h. 21m. 15s., To complete the journey more than 12 minutes from the tip.

Arbe also completed his best work of the year, although far from 2am. 11 m. 04s. that he registered in the Buenos Aires Marathon (2019).

The triumph corresponded, as in Rio de Janeiro 2016, to the Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge, who covered the distance in 2 hours. 08m. 38s.

The gold medalist was far from the world record that he himself owns (2h. 01m. 39s.), Conquered in Berlin 2018.

Second place, at 1m. 20s., Corresponded to Abdi Nageeye (Netherlands), while the bronze medal was in the hands of the Belgian Bashir Abdi, with a time of 2h. 10m. 00s.

Kenyan Lawrence Cherono finished fourth, with 2h. 10m. 02s., While the Spanish Ayad Lamdassem finished fifth, with 2h. 10m. 16s.

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