The eighth edition of the Athletic Elite meeting is scheduled for Saturday afternoon at the Milan Arena
Despite the arrival of autumn, the best Italian specialists of extended middle distance still want to improve their personal bests. Their wishes have given rise to the organization of two excellent invitational races on the 5000 meters which, thanks to the kind hospitality of Alessio Conti, were included in the eighth edition of the meeting Athletic Elite, scheduled for tomorrow afternoon at the Milan Arena.
Athletic Elite, la gfemale altar: 7 pm –
A dozen athletes at the start. With the blue number one Nadia Battocletti the three Italian athletes currently in better shape will be in the race to enjoy the well-deserved rest after an amazing season. That means Anna Arnaudo, Sara Galimberti and Rebecca Lonedo. With them too Nicole Reina, Federica Zanne and Gaia Colli. Objective, especially for the first three, to go under the small wall of 16 minutes to occupy the first three places in the national ranking after Nadia Battocletti. To launch the race, at a pace from 3.10 per km, there will be two reliable hares like Federica Baldini and Micol Majori with the task of bringing the best athletes to the height of the third kilometer in 9 minutes and 30 seconds.
The men’s race: 7.30 pm –
The men’s race was much more crowded with over 20 athletes at the start. The most anticipated athlete is Pietro Riva. The pupil of Stefano Baldini even tries to get the minimum for the European championships in Paris 2022 set at 13.24. He will have two hares at his disposal Matteo Geninazza at the beginning and then above all the Italian-Albanian David Nikolli athlete in great growth with the aim of reaching 3000 meters in about 8 minutes. Important goals, but chronometrically lower, for all the other athletes in the race who will try to go below 14 minutes. Among the best to report Francesco Breusa, Stefano Massimi, Ahmed El Mazoury, Leo Paglione and Samuel Medolago. Also for this second group there will be two pacemakers such as Andrea Albanesi and Riccardo Tamassia. Initial objective to pass on the third kilometer between 8 minutes and 15 seconds and 8 minutes and 20 seconds.
September 24, 2021 (change September 24, 2021 | 08:57)
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