Monica Madalina Florea

Florea, Frumuz Set to Run Chiba International Ekiden

Monica Madalina Florea (adidas) and Cristiana Frumuz (adidas) of our adidas Romanian Development Program are set to run this morning’s (Friday, Japan time) Chiba International Ekiden in Japan. 19 year-old Florea, who broke through this summer with a 7th-place finish in the 5,000m at the IAAF World Junior Championships, will run the 5 km 2nd leg of the 42.195 km event; and Frumuz, who won the Romanian Half-Marathon Championship this autumn in a two-minute PB of 73:39, will take the 7.195 km anchor leg.

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Madalina Florea takes 7th in World Juniors 5000m with new PB

Madalina Florea (adidas) ran an impressive 7th in a new PB of 16:08.07 in tonight’s 5000m final at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona. A member of our adidas Boulder Wave Romanian Development Project, Madalina ran the best time of her career by twelve seconds while also finishing as second European in the race. 17-year old Anca Bunea, who joined our program this past winter, took 17th in her first world championship race.

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