first start for The 96th Edition of the São Sylvester Race It started at 7:25 a.m. in the wheelchair class, male and female, Friday (31), at the peak of number 2000 on Avenida Paulista.
Shortly thereafter, at 7:40 am, I withdrew from the elite women’s class and at 8:05 am, the male elite and other classes.
The Brazilian Jennifer do Nascimento finished third in São Silvestre 202. Also in fourth place was the Brazilian Valdelin dos Santos.
She won the Kenyan women’s competition, Sandravilis Chipet, with a time of 50 minutes and seven, and claimed the double championship. She won the marathon podium in 2018. At that time she was 20 years old.
The second place went to Ethiopian Yenenesh Dinkesa.
Kenyan sprinter Sandravelis Chibet, 23, crosses the finish line and wins the women’s race at São Sylvester 96 on Avenida Paulista, Sao Paulo, on Friday morning, December 31, 2021. Chibet cut the track in a time of 50 minutes. The event had to be canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: Peter Lyon / Photography / Strategic Content
1st place: Sandravelles Chipet – Kenya
2: Yenenesh Dinkesa – Ethiopia
Third place: Jennifer do Nascimento – Brazil
Fourth: Valdelín Santos – Brazil
5º: Francian Mora – Brazil
Ethiopia’s Belay Bezab was the 2021 Sao Sylvester champion. The feud was fierce, but Brazilian Daniel Nascimento came in second.
1st place: Belay Bizab – Ethiopia – 44 minutes 54 minutes
Second place: Daniel Nascimento – Brazil – 45 minutes and 9 seconds
3º: Hector Flores – Bolivia – 45 minutes 15 seconds
Fourth: Elisha Rotich – Kenya
In 2019, the competition gathered about 35 thousand participants. Last year, due to the pandemic, the race was canceled for the first time since its inception.
This year, the 15 km race followed sanitary protocols, but made the use of masks more flexible (Read below).
São Sylvester was first played in 1924. At that time, 60 athletes, all men, had scored, and 37 had finished the 8.8 km race that was played at night. The race created by journalist Casper Libero is named after Saint Sylvester, who died on December 31. He was pope at the time and later canonized.
- Start – Av. Paulista x Rua Augusta
- to. Dr. Arnaldo
- Major Nathaniel Street
- Roa Des. Paulo Pasalaqua
- to. Bacaembu
- expensive. Olympio Silveira Bridge: Passage
- Av. Dr. Abrahão Ribeiro
- F. Norma Gianotti
- to. Rodge
- Orlando Mergell Bridge
- to. Rio Branco
- to. Ipiranga
- Av. sao joao
- Alameda Barao de Limera
- to. Duke Caxias
- Roa Rigo Freitas
- Girl. garden
- Roa Pinto Fritas
- Largo do Arouche
- Av. Vieira de Carvalho
- Republic Square
- to. Ipiranga
- Av. sao joao
- Street cons. Crispinian
- Ramos de Azevedo Square
- Rua Xavier de Toledo
- July 9 Bridge
- Jakari Viaduct
- Rua Santo Amaru: Changing Hands
- Maria Paula Street
- to. Brigadier General. Luis Antonio
- to. Paulista
- Access: Av. Paulista 900
Traffic Engineering Corporation (CET) in Sao Paulo on Wednesday (29th) started the special transfer.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, access to Avenida Paulista will be controlled on Friday (31st), to avoid congestion at the start and end points of the lanes, as is usual in the São Silvestre editions.
- from 1 am – cut off the roads that cross avenue Paulista, except for the streets of Bella Sintra, Teixeira da Silva and Leoncio de Carvalho;
- from 5 am – Block access to Av. Major Natanael in the Ilustrada night tunnel;
- from 6:30 am – block the rest of the race track;
- from 12 pm – Av release. Paulista, towards Paraíso / Consolação, between Alameda Casa Branca and Rua da Consolação, and towards Consolação / Paraíso along it;
- from 5 pm – Full release expectations for Av. Paulista in both directions;
Assembling the chassis of the São Silvestre race on Avenida Paulista in São Paulo (SP), this Wednesday (29). – Photo: RENATO S. CERQUEIRA / FUTURA PRESS / ESTADO CONTENT
The event, with protocols provided by the organization, has been approved by the Municipal Health Department, and proof of vaccination is required for all participants.
One of the biggest changes in São Silvestre this year will be the absence of the crowd on Avenida Paulista, where the race starts and ends.
At these points, where there is a greater concentration of people, mask use will be mandatory for everyone, including athletes, but will be optional during competition.
Players registered in the competition bore the vaccination stamp on the number that prints their jerseys.
“The City of São Paulo reports that a protocol has been put in place for all stages of the São Silvestre race, from group removal to dispersal. The rules set by the Municipal Health Department (SMS) in conjunction with race regulation, require the use of a mask at focus sites, both at the beginning and at the end. Proof of vaccination is required. against Covid-19 for all race participants,” says a note.
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