08/06/2021   Hlohovec (SVK): the 24th race walk meeting




The 24th edition of the Hlohovec Marching Meeting was organized on the intense European Race Walk Saturday in Slovakia.

As usual, the races were open to all categories, both men and women, including the masters.
We will deal with the seniors, the U20s and the U18s who have all competed on a city course over the 5km distance.
5km senior men
Victory for Milan Rizek (SVK) who at 43 is still able to get the time of 21:23
Second place to Jakub Batovsky (SVK) in 22:24
Third place to Daniel Kovac (SVK) in 23:19


5km senior women
Victory to Maria Katerinka Czakova (SVK) in 22:11
Second place to Terezia Kurukova (SVK) in 23:53
Third place to Paulina Avenova (SVK) in 24:42
Terezia Kurukova's result was really interesting. The young woman not yet eighteen (born on 24.3.2005) obtained the fourth European time of the season (excluding those of the Russian athletes, otherwise she would be the tenth) after:
- Valeriya Sholomitska (UKR): 22:41, obtained in Antalya (TUR) on 6.3.2021
- Palina Astapuk (UKR): 23:38, obtained in Cheboksary (RUS) on 30.5.2021
- Elif Nur Ozbey (TUR): 23:50, obtained in Antalya (TUR) on 6.3.2021



5km U20 men
Victory for Milan Polacek (SVK) in 27:56
5km U20 women
Victory to Stanislava Hakukinova (SVK) in 26:27
5km U18 boys
Victory for Richard Pastorek (SVK) in 30:04
5km U18 girls
Victory for Martina Rodova (SVK) in 28:06
Second place to Nina Postova (SVK) in 29:41
Third place to Barbora Brnakova (SVK) in 29:54