on fire! Luis Grijalva set a new national record in the 10,000-meter race

on fire!  Luis Grijalva set a new national record in the 10,000-meter race

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The Guatemalan athlete debuted at a distance of 10,000 meters and became the new record holder at the national level

USA – Guatemalan athlete Louis Grijalva He continues to compete at an unstoppable pace, setting a new national record on Saturday night. His first competition was in the 10,000 metres, and he competed with compatriot Alberto González, who overtook him to force a new career in Guatemalan athletics.

Grijalva and González were part of the action TEN 2023, which is part of the IAAF Continental Silver Tour. The competition was held in San Juan Capistrano, California, United States. There have been 24 runners who have signed up for the 10,000m test, but only 21 have completed the course.

Luis Grijalva crossed the finish line in ninth place with a time of 27 minutes 42 seconds 56 hundredths, surpassing the national record held by Alberto Gonzalez with a time of 28:54.55 from last yearwho became the new national record holder in the 10,000-meter test.

Alberto González, for his part, entered 20th with a time of 28:30.63, so it wasn’t enough for him to maintain his mark.

Luis Grijalva during his heats for the 5,000m at the 2022 World Track and Field Championships in Oregon.John J Mapanglo/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

This was the third contest of the year for the Louis Grijalva in the united states. He began the season on January 27 with his Boston University debut with the John Thomas Terrier Classic.

On that occasion, Grijalva was the winner of the mile test and broke the four-minute barrier by crossing the finish line with a time of 3 minutes 53.53 seconds. In addition, he created the third-best mark in competition history for a Latin American and Caribbean athlete.

Later, on February 11, he appeared at the Millrose Games in New York. Grijalva competed in the 3000 meter event and recorded a time of 7:33.86, setting a new national record and finishing 2nd in the event.

Louis Grijalva She aspires to compete at the World Championships in Athletics which will be held in Budapest, Hungary, from August 19-27. In addition to your brand search for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

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