Roma Golden Gala, Italian record for DAP's Yeman Crippa of Fiamme Oro on Thursday, 17


crippa roma2020Demadonna's represented Yeman Crippa completes the triplet  of Italian records in the middle distance.

At the 2020 edition of Roma Golden Gala on Thursday 17, Crippa established a complet domain of Italian's men middle distance athlete when running the 3000 meters in a new Italian record of 7'38"27after having set the 5000 meters record in Ostrava last week,  and the 10,000 merters in Doha during the world finals.

Crippa's improved the previous record of 7'39"54 held by Gennaro Di Napoli back in 1996. The race was won by Uganda's Jakob Kiplimo in a time of 7'26"64.

"I didn't announce it because I wanted to be calm without putting pressure on myself, but my goal was to come here and run a good race and do everything to hit the record. During the last lap I thought I wouldn't make it, but then I was able to find the strength to get the record". Said Crippa at the end of the race

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