Italy’s Stano won the men’s 35km race at the World Athletics Championships. more sports news

Italy’s Stano won the men’s 35km race at the World Athletics Championships.  more sports news
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Massimo Steno. (Reuters Photo)

Eugene: of Italy Massimo Stano men’s victory 35 km race walk Feather World Athletics Championships Dramatic on Sunday, on the shores of Japan Masatora Kawano by one second.
Stano and Cavano fought side by side as the leading pair in the final 4km, but the Italian coped well with the pressure and quickly took the gold medal in the final 300m.
After grabbing the Italian flag in the final stage, the 20 km race ended in a time of 2:23:14 for the Olympic champions, while Cavano fell to his knees in despair after crossing the line a second later.
“Even if I won Olympic gold, I can’t believe it. In theory, it would be easy to understand what happened today, but it’s not,” Stanno said.
“I’m happy to win gold in a different distance and show I can compete in other distances… Kawano ran great. I had to change pace several times to win today. He really tired me out.”
Steno’s gold is Italy’s second medal at this year’s championship. Elena Velortigara Won bronze medal in women’s high jump on Tuesday.
Kawano, the fastest runner in Sunday’s event, had to be content with a silver medal but the Japanese said he was happy, having been suffering from anemia six months ago.
Sweden’s Perseus Karlström won the bronze medal, marking his achievement in the 20km race last week, and he was all smiles as he crossed the line wearing a blue and yellow Viking helmet.
Earlier, Daisuke Matsunaga of Japan looked well prepared for a medal when he led the race after an electric start, but ran out of gas after the 20 km mark, eventually finishing 26th. .

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