Katir, after a good start to the season, is aiming for the Olympic Games.


Mohamed Katir, who premiered the indoor track season by winning the miles from L’Eure rally in Val-de-Reuil (France), Remaining only twelve hundred behind the Spanish record for the distance, he acknowledged that in his first internal test he had “very good feelings” ahead of a year in which his great goal is the Olympic Games more than the European Championships in Rome outdoors. Free .

The Murcian, despite suffering in the last 300 meters, won the race with authority in a time of 3:51.91, beating the South African Tshite Thsepo by almost three seconds (3:54.56). Third was Belgian Ruben Verheyden (3:55.42).

Katir, in his debut indoor track season, aims to break the Spanish mile record and get closer to the European record, held by British Josh Kerr with 3:48.87, also in 2022 in Boston.

“It was a good start to the season. I came to test myself and I left with a very good feeling and ready for future competitions,” commented Katir, who was not satisfied with the hare he had.

“It would be good if he reached the goal and could reach 1,200, but he left at 800 and running almost 700 meters was just difficult,” admitted the Murcian, who has the Paris Olympic Games marked in red on his calendar.

“My big goal of the year, more than European, is the Games,” he concluded.

Source: La Verdad


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