Laura Galván sets a Mexican record by running 5 thousand meters

The Mexican athlete Laura Galván, better known as “the Gazelle of the Sadducea”, surpassed her own record by running five thousand kilometers in less than 15 minutes.

With this timing, Galván would set an Olympic record and a new Mexican record, which she herself has held since the competitions at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Mexican Laura Galvan sets a record by running 5 thousand meters in less than 15 minutes

The athlete holds the national records in the tests of fifteen hundred and five thousand meters. Previously, Galván achieved a record of 15:00.16 minutes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, but with her recent participation in Oslo, Norway, she would be breaking her own record, becoming the first Mexican woman to break the 15-minute barrier after reach the finish line in 14:51.15.

The new time of the athlete in the Diamond League of the World Athletics placed her in the 12th position of the competition.

In the end, during the 5,000 meter test in the Diamond League, the athlete Dawit Seyaum was the undisputed winner with a time of 14:25.84, followed by the Tokyo 2020 runner-up, Gudaf Tsegay, with a time of 14:29.69. , and Letesenbet Gidey, who reached 14:26.92.

Although breaking his own record and establishing a new one is already a great act of applause, Galván does not let his guard down and is already preparing for the Oregon 2022 World Championships in Athletics, which will take place from July 15 to 24 in the United States.

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