Athletics Light: Italian Championships 50km of running

(To air Force)

On Sunday the first round of the marching race championship was staged, also valid as the Italian Championship of the 50km Absolute.

Protagonist on the streets of San Giorgio di Gioiosa Marea, in the province of Messina, was the first aviator Michele Antonelli, who with the time of 3h55: 09 won the tricolor title in front of the outgoing champion Leonardo Dei Tos.

The 24enne of the Italian Air Force, under the guidance of sergeant Alessandro Garozzo, led a progression race, passing 2 hours to the first 25km and then finishing the remaining half in 1h55, thus winning his second distance title, after the one obtained in the 2016.

On the same day, excellent seasonal debut also for the first airman Federico Tontodonati who, in the 35km test, was ranked second with the time of 2h36: 14 behind the Pugliese Massimo Stano.