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Robben completes 42 km run with unbelievable speed

12 Apr 2022 | 14:39 | Football

Former Dutch winger Arjen Robben showed he was still very fast when he completed the Rotterdam Marathon.

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 Arjen Robben played for the biggest clubs in Europe and had the most successful time with Bayern Munich.

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 As a player, he was most famous for his unstoppable sprints.

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 Recently, this former midfielder made headlines when he attended the local marathon, which was also the first race in his life.

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 Starting as one of 11,720 runners, Robben sped up at around 14km/h for most of the roughly 42km track, putting him well above the tournament average.

 

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 The 38-year-old’s pace dropped significantly in some stages, then increased sharply in the final stage, with Robben impressively crossing the finish line after 3 hours and 14 minutes.

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 When asked if he enjoyed the experience, Robben said: “Not fun – it’s really not fun. I made it, but it’s still the same.”

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 He added: “I often go deep, but it’s also a real fight. The audience is there to help you out a lot. Thank you everyone for that – it got me through.”

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 Considering 9,187 men competed, Robben finished 1,280.

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 Meanwhile, if you consider the age group 35-39, including 1,313 athletes, he finished 268th.

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 Robben was once the fastest player in the world when he reached a speed of 37 km / h in the Netherlands vs Spain match in the 2014 World Cup.

Thanh Vu | 19:17 April 12, 2022

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