Ramil Guliyev his speed for the 100 meters of the Madrid meeting


Ramil Guliyev his speed for the 100 meters of the Madrid meeting

the turkish athlete Ramil Gulyyevcurrent continental champion 200 meters, will compete with June 18 sa Meeting in Madrid nasa 100 metersa distance where only twenty Europeans have lost 10 seconds in history, he is one of them (9.97).

With this 100, which will be his third competition in 2022 (he scored 100 at 10.56 and a 200 at 20.92), Guliyev will continue to prepare to try to re-validate in Munich the continental gold he won in Berlin 2018. In that final, at the Olympiastadion, the Turk broke Pietro Mennea’s championship record with 19.76, leaving only four hundred of the European record still held by the Italian.

At 32 years old, Guliyev continues to be one of Europe’s best specialists in the double hectometer. In 2019, he returned in under 20 seconds (19.86) and was fifth in the Doha World Cup final; and last year he reached the semifinals of the Olympic Games, where he stopped the clock at 20.31, as the best European athlete in the event.

The best moment of his career came in 2017, when he was proclaimed world champion in the 200 meters in London and became the second European in history to win world distance gold after Greek Kostas Kenteris in Edmonton 2001.

Guliyev will be one of the key personnel of the meeting in Madrid along with Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas, Olympic champion and triple jump world record holder, who also confirmed his presence in the Spanish capital.

Source: La Verdad


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