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Seychelles: Seychellois Lengthy-Distance Runner to Compete within the World Athletics Cross Nation Championship in Serbia


Seychellois long-distance runner, Yannick Magnan, will go away Seychelles on Wednesday for Belgrade, Serbia, to compete within the World Athletics Cross Nation Championship.

This might be Magnan’s second worldwide outing over a month after ending thirty fourth on the sixth African Cross Nation Championships in Hammamet, Tunisia on February 25.

Within the senior 10km race, Magnan clocked 36 minutes and 08.64 seconds to complete thirty fourth out of 36 contestants.

Magnan has participated in a number of worldwide competitions together with the junior championship in March 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In Serbia, the 27-year-old might be competing towards the world’s greatest in cross-country working, and the competitors may have the participation of 485 athletes from 51 groups across the globe.

Within the senior particular person races, there are entries for 245 athletes, comprising 138 males and 107 ladies.

The U20 races will see 187 athletes take part, with a gender distribution of 95 males and 92 ladies. Moreover, 12 nations are slated to compete within the combined relay occasion.

On the earlier World Athletics Cross Nation Championships in Bathurst, Australia, in 2023, Kenya emerged because the main nation on the medal tally, securing six gold medals.

The championship was initially set to happen in Croatia, however was re-scheduled after the World Athletics Council determined that preparations at Medulin and Pula in Croatia to host the occasion on February 10 had “not superior sufficiently”.

This would be the second World Athletics Sequence to be hosted by Belgrade within the area of two years following the 2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships.

The 2024 World Cross Nation Championships might be held within the Park of Friendship, subsequent to the Danube River within the coronary heart of Belgrade, which was the venue for the 2013 European Championships.

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