17th Triveneto International Meeting Brings Top Athletes to Trieste

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by InTrieste

The “17th Triveneto International Meeting – Jack Benvenuti Memorial” in athletics is taking place today at the “G. Draghicchio” sports facility in Cologna, an event organized by A.S.D. Polisportiva Triveneto Trieste.

The Triveneto International Meeting is sponsored by the Municipality of Trieste and included in the European Athletics calendar (CONTINENTAL TOUR – Challenger Series) and the international FIDAL (ATLETICA ITALIANA – CIRCUITO MEETING) calendar. The event is supported by the Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region, various private entities, co-organized by UISP, and features participation from several sports associations affiliated with CONI.

Event Details and Highlights

The provisional schedule, subject to formal approval by the Competition Judges Group and the FIDAL technical delegate, starts with the gathering at 3:30 PM, followed by the first competitions at 3:45 PM. Notably, the men’s 100-meter race will not take place.

Key events include:

  • 3:45 PM: 100 meters Master M
  • 3:55 PM: 100 meters Master F
  • 4:05 PM: 60 meters Paralympic M and F
  • 4:15 PM: Start of youth sector competitions
  • 6:30 PM: Pole Vault M
  • 6:55 PM: Long Jump M and 100 Hs F
  • 7:10 PM: 800 meters F (Two series)
  • 7:20 PM: 800 meters M (Two series)
  • 7:35 PM: 100 meters F (Two series)
  • 8:00 – 8:40 PM: Interregional 200 and 400 meters M and F

The spotlight will be on the men’s 800 meters race featuring Catalin Tecuceanu, and the women’s 100 meters race, headlined by Zaynab Dosso and Italian athlete Gloria Hooper. Other notable athletes include Anna Bongiorni, Vittoria Fontana, and Johanelis Herrera Abreu, among others.

A highly anticipated pole vault competition features 13 athletes with personal bests above 5 meters, including Slovenian Robert Renner, Spaniard Juan Luis Bravo, New Zealander James Steyn, and several top Italian competitors.

In the women’s 800 meters, standout performers include Uruguayan Deborah Rodriguez and Italian Serena Troiani.

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