The young British triathlete Alex Yee, participated this weekend in the European Cross Championship which has been held in Lisbon.
The British got the pass to the championship after being third in the qualifying events in Liverpool last November 25.
Today in the European Championship has finished in the 12ª position with a time of 24: 59.
The winner in its category (sub23) has been the French Jimmy Gressier with a time of 24: 17, winning its third world title, the Serbian Elzan Bibic has been second with a time of 24: 25 and third has been the Spanish Abdessamad Oukhelfen with a time of 24: 34
Never a dull moment with @jimmy_gressier! 😅
The Frenchman wins his third successive U23 titles in both the individual and team race at the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Lisbon. 🙌 pic.twitter.com/6AMbM0V6Qx
- European Athletics (@EuroAthletics) December 8, 2019
A talent to keep in mind
The young triathlete, has already accustomed us to participate in this type of tests, last year he already did it in the 10 of the European and this year has run 5.000 meters in 13: 29: 18 getting your best mark in the distance.
Your year in the WTS
In world series this year was second in Abu Dhabi, fighting with Mario Mola until the end, where he invested a time of 14: 07 to complete the 5 km of the foot race sector.
On Olympic distance (10 km of running race) Alex got for the chrono in 29: 58 finishing with the best race time and in the fifth final position of the WTS Yokohama
With all this, he finished in the 12º place in the WTS 2019 ranking and he will surely be fighting this year for the WTS and in the Tokyo Olympics.
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