Jepkosgei: “I came back to Barcelona to beat my personal record”


The Kenyan Joyceline Jepkosgeiwho this Sunday won the eDreams Half Marathon Barcelona by Brooks 2024 and broke the race record with a time of 1:04:27, He assured that his goal in retaking the exam for the second year in a row is to beat his record staff and “grateful” for it.

The city is beautiful and it’s a very fast race. I returned to Barcelona this year to try to beat my personal record and I am very grateful to have achieved this,” said the athlete after crossing the finish line in the statements on local television ‘Betevé’.

Jepkosgei, who He admitted that he was “very excited to win this race,” and stressed that the day was “very good for all the athletes.” for both the weather and the temperature were favorable, though he admitted that the air was a bad substance.

The wind was very strong and I had it against me for some sectionsespecially at the beginning, but I’m so happy that I know how to overcome the strong wind to finish well,” she said.

Jepkosgei, who last year broke his personal best in Barcelona despite finishing in second position, this time dominated the race and finished ahead of Ethiopian Senbere Teferi (1:04:38) and Kenyan Gladys Chepkurui (1:06:32) .

Source: La Verdad


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