Saturday, August 19, 2023, 18:16
The CAPEX athlete, Álvaro Martín Uriol, from Extremadura, from Llerena, has been proclaimed World Champion for the first time.
He has done the best race of his life, with an Extremadura record and Personal Best with a time of 1:17:32, in the 20km walk test of the World Athletics Championships that are being held in Budapest.
His feat, the greatest in Extremadura athletics and the eighth world title for a Spaniard, will be remembered forever because it is already eternal.
It was the first test of the World Cup event and the first chance of a medal for the Spanish team and Martín has executed it with mastery both physically, reaching the final stretch stronger than ever, and mentally, overcoming a suspension two hours due to a strong storm in the Hungarian capital.
In the end, personal best with 1:17.32 and epic achieved with the second best Spanish mark in history.
If you want to know more, click on the following link: https://www.hoy.es/deportes/mas-deportes/alvaro-martin-entra-olimpo-20230819134458-nt.html