Mohamed Katir leads the Spanish delegation for the ‘Diamond’ in Rabat


The middle-distance runner of Moroccan descent seeks revenge in the 1,500 against Kenyan Kipsang, who defeated him in Birmingham two weeks ago

Mohamed Katir will cross the Strait this weekend to take part in the fourth leg of the Diamond League in Rabat on Sunday. The Moroccan-born Muleño, who heads a Spanish delegation that also includes Mariano García, will take revenge in the 1,500 meters against Kenyan Abel Kipsang, the only one to beat him two weeks ago in Birmingham by just half a second. with a time of 3.35. .15. Katir and Kipsang are the highlights of a race with another man who broke the 3:30 barrier, Briton Jake Wightman, who opens the season.

The Fuente-Alamese Mariano García, world indoor champion, will appear about 800 meters from fear of heights with five Kenyans, including the first two in the past Tokyo 2020 Games: Emmanuel Korir and Ferguson Rotich. The entry list, which also includes 17-year-old teenager Emmanuel Wanyonyi, points to a fast race in which the athlete from Cuevas de Reyllo should improve after finishing last in Birmingham with 1.48.77.

The best athlete in the world is back. After nearly nine months since his last game on September 18. The Norwegian Karsten Warholm is walking again. He will do it Sunday in Rabat, in the 400m hurdles, the test in which he achieved something of Mars at the Tokyo Olympics, completing the lap of the track by jumps in 45.94 seconds, almost a second less than the world record American Kevin Young (46.76s), who had kept it intact for 29 years for a reason. Warholm had already broken that record in the Oslo Diamond League, a few weeks before Tokyo.

Source: La Verdad


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