The Galician Adrián Ben, gold in 800 meters on the European Athletics Championships on the indoor monitor

Only three thousandths have distanced him from the Frenchman Benjamin Robert, who was second. Ben got here out on the backside of the group and staged an amazing comeback till stopping the clock in 1:47.34 Adel Mechaal, silver within the 3,000 behind the Norwegian Jakob Ingebrigtsen

The Galician athlete Adrián Ben grew to become the 800-meter European champion this Sunday, within the indoor championships held in Istanbul.

The 24-year-old athlete from Viveiro beat the Frenchman Benjamin Robert by simply three thousandths of a second.

Ben, who began on the backside of the group trusting in his fast end, stopped the clock in 1:47.34.

The bronze went to the Belgian Eliott Crestan with 1:47.65.

This is the primary worldwide medal for Ben, who was an Olympic and world finalist at Tokyo 2020 and Doha 2019, respectively.

Mechaal, silver at 3,000

For his half, long-distance runner Adel Mechaal adopted within the footsteps of nice favourite Jakob Ingebrigtsen to change into runner-up within the 3,000-meter European Championship.