On June 29 and 30 and July 1, the edition 53 of the Spanish Masters Athletics Championships Stadia was held in Vitoria (capital of Álava, in the Basque Country) with the presence of 1,150 athletes in 2,000 participations.
In the championships of Spain it is necessary to have a minimum mark, achieved during the year or the previous year to participate.
The complete track & field program is lost, including the 4x100m and 4x400m relays.
Despite having rain one of the days, there was a high level of rgister, beating 10 records of Spain and 40 records of the championships.
Among others competed Jose Vicente Rioseco (world record of 1,500m M75 in the month of June) and Manuel Alonso (world record of 1,500m and mile M80, best European athlete 2017).
The next competition will be on July 14 and 15, in Elche (Alicante) the championship of clubs that is disputed in two categories: 1st division and 2nd division, with the presence of the 16 best teams in men the 16 best in women.
Picture Jull Roc
Text Fernando Marquina