Burundi’s Rodrigue Kwizera defended his title at the 42nd edition of the Cross Internacional de Venta de Banos held on Sunday (18) in Venta de Baños, Spain.
The 23 year-old beat a strong field that included a three-time European Championship medallist, Adel Mechaal from Spain and last years bronze medallist at this event Abdessamad Oukhelfen Ben Haddou.
Kwizera took the honors in a time of 34:06 with Abdessamad Haddou improving his placing to second this year in 34:24 while Mechaal closed the podium three finishes in 34:42.
- Rodrigue Kwizera (BUR) 34:06
- Abdessamad Haddou (SPN) 34:24
- Adel Mechaal (SPN) 34:42
- Abderrahmane Aferdi (MOR) 35:00
- Abdennasser Haddou (SPN) 35:27