Elliot Giles Wins Men's 800m World Indoor Tour In Madrid

Elliot Giles Wins Men’s 800m World Indoor Tour In Madrid

Elliot Giles of Britain won the men’s 800m world indoor tour in Madrid in 1:45.43 while Spanish duo Mariano Garcia placed second in 1:45.82 and Alvaro De Arriba also placed third in 1:45.97.

Elliot Giles from Great Britain secured the top spot in the World Indoor Tour standings with his third win in this season’s circuit with a meeting record of 1:45.43 over Mariano Garcia (1:45.82) and Alvaro De Arriba (1:45.97). Adrian Ben from Spain finished fourth with 1:46.17.

Elliot Giles: “The plan was to win, nothing but to win. I figured I race these boys all the time. I know how to beat them, and while it didn’t quite happen the way I planned. It was great to get the win. That race with pacemakers is so different to champs so these races don’t give us any indication of it will go”

Elliot Giles Wins Men’s 800m World Indoor Tour In Madrid.

Leading Results

  1. Elliot Giles – Great Britain – 1:45.43 MR
  2. Mariano Garcia – Spain – 1:45.82
  3. Alvaro de Arriba – Spain – 1:45.97
  4. Adrian Ben – Spain – 1:46.17 PB
  5. Collins Kipruto – Kenya – 1:46.18
  6. Andreas Kramer – Sweden – 1:46.72
  7. Saul Ordonez – Spain – 1:47.41
  8. Micheal Saruni – Kenya – 2:25.90


Full Results

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Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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