The Madrid Meeting 2019will be with out doubt one of the best dates in the seasons calendar. Spanish athletes were waiting this momento and now they have it as a key event within their preparation towards Spanish Championships in La Nucía and World Championships in Doha. A good example of this is the fact that the three national leaders are running the 800m.
This distance will have at the start line the fastest Spanish in 2019 Adrián Ben(1:45.78), the second -and european indoor champion-Álvaro de Arriba(1:45.94) and the third one Kevin López(1:45.96). The new Vallehermoso Stadium is sure going to be a good place for them to try and improve that season bests and have possibilities to compete in Doha. Other outstanding spaniards confirmed to run in Madrid are the 4th in European Indoor Championships Mariano Garcíawho has run this year in 1:47.43,Pablo Sánchez-Valladares-4th best mark in Spain this 2019-, and the YoungIgnacio Fonteswich has just won the 1.500m at the U23 European Championships held in Gävle few weeks ago.
And talking about international confirmations stands out the presence of the Kenian Jonathan Kitilitwho has a personal best of 1:43.05 and a season best of 1:44.97, and the Qatari Jamal Hairane-1:45.67 as personal best and 1:46.22 this 2019-.