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European Athletics Championships: Spaniard Lopez crushes 35 km walk, Quinion disqualified


Spaniard Miguel Angel Lopez (34) crushed the 35 km walk, an event that replaces the 50 km, of the Munich Athletics Euro (Germany) on Tuesday, and...

The Spaniard Miguel Angel Lopez (34) crushed the 35 km walk, a test which replaces the 50 km, of the Euro athletics in Munich (Germany) on Tuesday, and the Frenchman Aurélien Quinion was disqualified.

European 20 km champion in 2014, then world champion in 2015 over the same distance, the Spaniard won the title in 2 h 26 min 49 sec ahead of the German Christopher Linke (2 min 41) and the Italian Matteo Giupponi (at 3 min 45).

Fourteenth at the Worlds in Eugene (United States) last month, Quinion (29) was disqualified approaching the 26th kilometer for having received four warnings for technical faults.

At ease in the chasing group which was aiming for places on the podium, Quinion first had to stop 3 min 30 in the penalty box after a 3rd warning, before being out of the race a few minutes later. late.

Far ahead, Miguel Angel Lopez, perfect namesake of the Colombian cyclist, placed his attack shortly before the 7th kilometer.

Source: lefigaro

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