José Vicente Rioseco
Report by Fernando Marquina, Coordinador Atletismo Master, Área de Competición
On Saturday, June 16, the Galician athlete José Vicente Rioseco beat the world record of 1,500m M75 for 11 seconds with the tremendous mark of 5:11.27 during the Galician Masters Championship played in Pontevedra, with the handicap of being 77 years old, what gives the brand a value greater than 100%. The previous record was held by the Japanese athlete Shichiro Midorikawa with 5:22.40 from June 17, 2007 in Fukushima.
Injured throughout the year 2017, José Vicente maintains the world record of 800m M75 with 2:30.59 achieved in 2016 in Vilagarcia. This same year he made 19:51.90 in 5,000m remaining very close to the European record, being a regular of the cross-country events. A versatile athlete in the long distance events.
He will be one of the main Spanish athletes that will compete in the world masters championship in Malaga 2018.
Addition of Alfred Hermes:
José revealed in an interview with triatlonweb.es: „The recipe has no mysteries: healthy lifestyle … and training. I get up at eight, I start training at nine and I do not come home until two, I do not think there are elite athletes who train more than I.“ Read more here!
Report by Alfred Hermes
German Eva Trost bettered at the South German Championships on 23 to 24.06.2018 two German records for W50 in the middle distances 800 meters and 1.500 meters, clocking 2: 13:05 and 4: 37.83. She narrowly missed the listed W50 world record 4: 36.79 of Clare Elms, GBR and the 800m world record 2: 13:05 of the Dutch Nicole Weijling-Dissel.
Eva Trost is one of the favorites at the World Championships in Malaga 2018 has all the prerequisites to break the W50 world records over 800m and 1500m in the near future.