Find yourself in the photos of the Barcelona Marathon 2023

This Sunday, 15,127 summoned runners have returned the smile to a Barcelona Marathon that has not yet reached pre-pandemic figures, but that has completely rescued the atmosphere and sensations of yesteryear throughout a weekend at full capacity.

with up to 55% foreign participation -the highest figure ever- and a 25% womenconsolidating the figures for 2021 after the fall of the 2022 edition, the Marató has once again flooded the streets of Barcelona with marathoners with the aim of covering the 42.195 kilometers of distance that make this the queen of road athletics events, in an entirely urban route that in recent years has sacrificed a bit of showiness to make it faster.

A athletic party to which hundreds of Barcelonans have joined the streets where the test takes place to encourage the participants.

Kimutai and Yimer, win

With the usual and now iconic song ‘Barcelona’, sung in its day by Montserrat Caballé and Freddie Mercury, as the peak moment to make the runners’ hair stand on end, the departure at 8.30 am to a race whose objective at a competitive level was to break circuit records.

The winners have been Marius Kimutai and Zeineba Yimer in the male and female category, respectively. In addition, both have broken the records of the test. On the one hand, the Bahraini has crossed the finish line with a time of 2 hours 05 minutes and 06 seconds. In second and third position came the Moroccan Othmane El Goumri with a time of 2.05.13, and the Turkish Kaan Kigen Ozbilen in 2 hours 05 minutes and 38 seconds.

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Regarding female representation, yimer, who has crossed the finish line in 2 hours 19 minutes and 44 seconds. the kenyan Selly Chepyego was second with a time of 2.20.04 and the Romanian Delvine Meringorthird with a time of 2.20.48.

At EL PERIÓDICO we will offer you a extensive photo gallery that collects the best moments of the sports competition and, also, of all the popular runners who have placed their numbers on their chests to enjoy the festive and healthy atmosphere of one of the most massive events in the city.

Source of data and images: elperiodico

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