Mariana Machado still shine in Spain

Mariana Machado still shine in Spain

Finished third in the Constitution Crosse (Alcobendas) and Salomé Rocha was fourth

Mariana Machado, already selected to represent Portugal at the European Cross Country Championships, which will take place in Lisbon next month (December 8), competed at the Cross de La Constitución in Alcobendas, where she returned to the podium. After triumphs in Atapuerca and Soria.

Although still competing in the junior level, she ran again the elite race finishing in third position with the time of 27.39 minutes, losing only to Kenya’s Eva Cherono (27.10) and Rose Chelimo, Bahrain (27.31), who lost with the Portuguese in the Soria cross country.

Excellent result also from Salomé Rocha, who finished in fourth place of this race, with the mark of 27.56.

The men won the Burundian Thierry Ndikumwenayo (27.23) from Playas de Castellon.