San Marino. Athletics: at the regional championships Benvenuti Probo hits the San Marino record in the junior category
The Regional Juniores Promise Championships took place in Piacenza, an event in which more than 542 athletes from all over Emilia Romagna participated.
A humid and sultry heat accompanied the entire event. Great San Marino protagonist of the junior category was Welcome Probo, who won the 400m with a time of 49.19 seconds which earned him a new San Marino record in the junior category. Eighteen years old, born in San Marino and trained by Davide Molinari, Benvenuti is in his first 400m of his career, his first race in San Marino and a lot of future ahead of him.
The two days of Piacenza competitions saw another San Marino athlete as protagonist, Alessia Selva that from the Miss Italia catwalks to the athletics tracks obtaining the third place overall in the long jump, together with the strongest in the promised category of the whole Emilia Romagna region, with the measure of 4.95m. A result that confirms her determination and the desire to participate with humility in the most difficult moments and a great desire also to look forward.
Thus continues the golden moment of San Marino athletics, many have been the records and results of these weeks of San Marino athletes. Results that are a good omen to get good placings and many medals at the next Small States European Championships and at the Mediterranean Games.