Positive news from the Olympic Games that are taking place in Tokyo. The Albanian athlete, Luiza Gega has achieved a fantastic result, as she has been qualified for the 3000 m steeplechase finals.
The 32-year-old from Dibra, scored a time of 9: 23.85, ranking fifth in the second group, a result that qualifies her directly in the grand final on August 4.
While the first place in the groupwhere Luiza Gega competed was taken by the American athlete, Cornei Frerits. For the first time in history, in the most difficult discipline, an Albanian athlete appears in the finals of the Olympics, thus challenging the fastest girls in the world!
Luiza Gega is an Albanian athlete specializing in middle-distance running. She is the Albanian record holder in the 800, 1500, 3000, 5000, 10,000 metres, Half-Marathon and Marathon distances as well as the 3000 metres steeplechase.