On the streets of Vlasenica today was held the manifestation “Race through Vlasenica”, which marked the Day of the Municipality on September 21st.
More than 200 competitors from Vlasenica and the region participated in the race, who competed in nine racing disciplines.
“This is the first time that we organize the race on the city streets. We are very pleased that the response was great and that everything went fine,” said Sreto Krstic, president of the Vlasenica Athletic Club.
The winner in the 3,000-meter race was the athlete from East Sarajevo, Stefan Ćuković, while in the competition of the senior men, the member of the Banja Luka “Borac” and the representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lucija Kimani, was the fastest member of the same length.
The competitions of the competitors in the younger age categories were also held at 50, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500 and 600 meters, the competitions of juniors and juniors at 2,000 meters, and the recreational veteran race at 1,000 meters.
Lucija Kimani, who was in the senior category, convincingly triumphed.
“For the first time in Vlasenica, I am satisfied because I contribute to the development of athletics in this city,” Kimani said.
The organizers of the race were the Vlasenica Cultural Center, the Vlasenica Tourist Organization, and the Vlasenica Athletic Club, while the sponsor was Vlasenica Municipality.