Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Kawauchi Makes Catalan Debut at Barcelona's Cursa dels Nassos

Yuki Kawauchi ran the New Year's Eve Cursa dels Nassos 10 km in Barcelona with support from JRN and the Zurich Marató Barcelona.  Local media covered his appearance heavily.

Race expo appearance:



Profile and interview:


Kawauchi ran in the lead group through 4 km before a twisted ankle forced him to drop back. He ultimately finished 12th in 30:30.  Moroccan Illias Fifa won in 28:57, with Spain's Lidia Rodriguez Sierra winning the women's race in 32:47.

Complete race footage:


News report:



Another news report:



Click here for other TV news reports, official race photos and more.

2014 Cursa dels Nassos 10 km
Barcelona, Spain, 12/31/14
click here for complete results

Men
1. Illias Fifa (Morocco) - 28:57
2. Carles Castillejo (Spain) - 29:10
3. Abdelaziz Merzoughi (Spain) - 29:17
4. Ibrahim Ezzaydouni (Spain) - 29:19
5. Driss Lakhouaja (Spain) - 29:24
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12. Yuki Kawauchi (Japan/Saitama Pref. Gov't) - 30:30

Women
1. Lidia Rodriguez Sierra (Spain) - 32:47
2. Jacqueline Martin (Spain) - 34:02
3. Marta Galimany Guach (Spain) - 34:07
4. Montse Mas Sanz (Spain) - 34:45
5. Fatima El Aouja (Spain) - 34:57

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