In M70 triple jump Finland’s Pertti Ahomäki lands at 10.88 with the fourth jump and exceeds by 17 centimeters the previous of the Swede Stig Backlund. Starring again French Jean-Claude Demarque in the middle distance, with the world best performance in M70 1500 with 5:00:43 taking it from compatriot Jean-Louis Esnault who instead achieves the M75 continental record with 5:20.96. But there were 4 European records throughout the day: Spaniard Manuel Alonso nearly achieve to break the six-minutes barrier in M80 1500 with 6:00.01, in 60 hurdles the M45 British Joe Appiah runs 8.35 and French Georges Ribeiro runs a remarkable 4:20.62 in M55 1500. Tomorrow will be the final day of EMACI. In the morning the cross-country race at the Conti stadium, while at the Palaindoor arena will be contested the finals of 400 meters and relays.
translated by Barbara Greco (FIDAL)
Susan Frisby (FotoGP / FIDAL Marche)