11/06/2019   Rieti (ITA): Italian U20 and U23 Championships

Weekend of championships also in Italy where the Individual Italian Championships on Track U20 and U23 took place in Rieti.

The U20 competitions were held with the Rule of the Penalty Zone, while those U23 with the traditional rule.
10.000m men U23 track walk
Absent the two biggest favorites Giacomo Brandi and Niccolò Coppini who raced  in La Coruna in search of the entry standard for the U23 European Championships.
Victory to Ettore Grillo (ITA) in 43:05.73 (first 5.000m in 21:33.1 and seconds 5.000m in 21:32.63)
Second place for Juriy Micheletti (ITA) in 43:24.28
Third place for Michele Disarò (ITA) in 44:15.39


10.000m U20 men track walk
Almost a good training for victory (42:55.93) by Riccardo Orsoni (ITA) who had no difficulty in getting rid of his opponents.
These are his split times:
- 1.000m: 4:25.7
- 2.000m: 8:44.4
- 3.000m: 13:04.9
- 4.000m: 17:25.8
- 5.000m: 21:46.8
- 6.000m: 25:54.9
- 7.000m: 30:07.4
- 8.000m: 34:21.3
- 9.000m: 38:35.5
- last 1,000m in 4:20:43
Second place to Andrea Cosi (ITA) in 43:31.45
Third place to Aldo Andrei (ITA) in 43:34.24


10.000m U23 women track walk
Victory for Lidia Barcella (ITA) in 48:18.79
Second place for Beatrice Foresti in 50:49.62 (new personal best, previous of 51: 26.54 obtained in Florence, ITA on 9.6.2017)
Third place for Elisabetta Bray (ITA) in 51:54.40



10.000m U20 women track walk
Victory for Andrada Lavinia Lacatus (ITA) in 49:44.18
Second place for Vittoria Giordani (ITA) in 49:48.82
Third place for Simona Bertini (ITA) in 50:41.48






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