Bolivian Héctor Garibay was today crowned winner of the Buenos Aires International Marathon, which also had Argentina’s Florencia Borelli as the winner of the women’s category, in a day in which more than 13,000 runners participated.
Garibay, 31, an athlete from the city of Oruro, located at 3700 meters above sea level, completed the 42 kilometers of the Buenos Aires competition with a time of 2:11:58 that set a new national record in his country .
The Bolivian was escorted by David Rodríguez (2:21:54) from Chubut, who became the Argentine champion of the specialty and received the medal from Mariano Mastromarino from Mar del Plata, the last athlete to win the BA Marathon in 2014.
The Argentine Florencia Borelli, also from Mar del Plata, returned the victory to the country in the women’s division, arriving first after running for 2:32:28. The last winning compatriot was Andrea Graciano, on October 9, 2011.
In the 21k test, the Argentines César Manrique (1:04:43) prevailed in men and Agustina Landers (1: 17.27) in women.