The city of Vigo experienced an unforgettable sports day with the celebration of the Half Marathon, and the undisputed protagonist was Javier Gómez Noya.
The five-time triathlon world champion once again demonstrated his skill and endurance by winning this competition that attracted more than 1.300 entries.
The race took place between O Vao beach and the As Avenidas promenade, a route that had the particularity of passing through the Beiramar tunnel.
The start of the 21 kilometer test took place at 10:00 am in the vicinity of the Coruxo football field. From there, the runners faced a route designed by the Diesemm firm, organizer of the event.
Javier Gómez Noya led the race and took the victory in the test, which he used as a “warm-up” for his Back to the ring" in South Africa at the IRONMAN 70.3 of Mossel Bay that will be held on November 19.
Noya achieved victory with a time of 1:07:06 followed by Daniel Bargiela (1: 11: 44) and for Alvaro Marin (1: 13: 09).
In the female category, Silvia González (1:35:31) was the winner of the Half Marathon, followed by Ana Alonso (1:35:48) and Laura Gallego (1:38:14.)
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Although the main race was the Half Marathon, the athletics day also included the 10K modality, called 'The 10.000 meters of Alejandro Gómez', in tribute to the late Vigo long-distance runner.
Additionally, as a novelty, the 'Kids' modality was introduced, which began at 10:15 a.m. in As Avenidas with three different categories according to the ages of the participants.