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Torremolinos ends year with San Silvestre fun run

Tony Bryant

...seasoned athletes or fun runners, participate in fancy dress. Runners of all ages took part in the race, which officially closed the town's calendar of sporting events for 2019. One party from Valladolid who were spending Christmas in Torremolinos took



Athletes out in their numbers in Torremolinos

Tony Bryant

El Cross de Torremolinos, a popular six-kilometre street race, attracted more than 800 athletes from all over Andalucía last weekend. Held in the El Pinar district of the town, the race, which celebrated its 36th edition, was won by Dani García



Marbella council to start sponsoring local athletes

Nieves Castro

The council in Marbella is to set aside funds to support the training of the municipality's elite sports men and women. The main part of t he programme will be the sponsorship of individuals and teams competing in national or international competit



Athletes take in the sights on Antequera night run

A. J. Guerrero

More than 800 people took part in the fifth edition of the Carrera Monumental Nocturna Ciudad de Antequera 7.5km race last Friday. The night-time event has the added attraction of taking in all of the town's main monuments including the Antequera



German athletes come out on top in Marbella Ironman


It was a good day for Germany on Saturday and triathletes Andreas Dreitz (3h 56:48) and Laura Philipp (4h 28:56) completed a doublein the Ironman 70.3 in Marbella. British athlete Alistair Brownlee came second with a time of 4h 01:00, just ahead



Age is no barrier for seven local athletes


In sport, if you think that age matters, you're making a mistake. Believing that a number can prevent you from reaching the elite is wrong. Just ask the seven 'Malagueño' athletes who have this week joined 280 others from across the country at the ... Save the Children to help the most disadvantaged children in society. Since then, this group of veteran athletes has continued searching for competitions in which they can participate and do what they like best, even if, as they told SUR ahead of ... what may in Poland, these veteran athletes know that a lot still lies ahead for them, even if it is just as an excuse to continue meeting up. After Torun comes Toronto in 2020. "Of course we'll be there - and I mean all of us!" said Fernando Peyrallo.



Around 500 athletes head to Antequera for Athletics Championships


Antequera's Athletics Centre plays host to the 55th edition of the Spanish Indoor Athletics Championships on 16 and 17 February. The event, which will attract almost 500 athletes, will for the second time have more female than male representation,



A life-changing test of endurance

Tony Bryant

...will cost around 200,000 euros. Under the banner of Trifit Marbella Big Challenge, the two athletes will undertake a five kilometre swim along the Marbella coastline, before embarking on a 200 kilometre bicycle ride to Granada, and then a race on ... triathlon in aid of the Butterfly Children last year, although this was done over three days, so this one will be a little more demanding," the energetic athlete told SUR in English. Chris, who is working alongside the Somos tu Ola foundation set up to



Athletes and fun runners prepare for Torremolinos half marathon

Tony Bryant

Local and national athletes are preparing for the thirtieth edition of the Media Maratón de Torremolinos, the town's popular half marathon that will take place on Sunday 3 February. Athletes from all over Spain will participate in one of the ... longest-running half marathons in the province of Malaga. The 21.097 km race, which is limited to 2000 runners, is organised by the sports department of Torremolinos town hall. The event, which attracts both serious athletes and fun runners attired in an



East African athletes dominate in the fastest ever Malaga Marathon


...different this time as some 5,000 athletes congregated in the central Paseo del Parque, some in fancy dress, ahead of the Malaga Marathon. This year saw a record number of participants, with 1,500 of those signed up taking part in the new half marathon. ... finished with times quicker than the previous record. Two-time world champion Abel Antón, ambassador of the event said: "It was a great day for many athletes who broke their record times." He also highlighted the very favourable conditions, with not too ... much heat and very little wind. The final rankings were dominated by athletes from east Africa with 23-year-old debutant Lemi Dumecha (Ethiopia) winning in the men's category with a time of two hours, 11 minutes and seven seconds. It was a dramatic



Antequera hosts most successful indoor championships of the last decade


Glasgow European Championships being met six times and eight athletes overall sealing their qualification, the town's athletics complex was filled with positivity. IN NUMBERS Spanish champions: Sergio López and Jaël Bestué (60m), Orlando Ortega and Cari ... Olympic silver medallist Orlando Ortega came away with the title in the 60-metre hurdles. The following day, national record-holding sprinter Óscar Husillos also came away with gold as expected. A podium finish at just 15 Two young athletes grabbed ... under-23 category and picked up a medal which had not gone to an athlete so young in 46 years. On that occasion, it was Olympian Isabel Mozún, who won the high jump in 1973, aged 13 and 10 months. Another ticket to Glasgow went to Úrsula Ruiz, with a



Anger as athletes are told they cannot represent Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

Four of the five athletes from Gibraltar who were due to take part in the World Masters Championships in Malaga boycotted it after being told they would have to compete as 'neutral' instead of representing Gibraltar, and would not be permitted to ... "The IAAF supports Gibraltar's right to have its athletes compete under its nation's flag as they are a recognised European Federation. We urge the WMA to stand strong against this political interference".



12 October 1910: Birth of pioneering Spanish athlete Margot Moles

Tony Bryant what happened today?

...competition. Margot and her sister, Lucinda, were among the first Spanish women to practise professional athletics, and along with alpine skier, Ernestina Maenza, were the first Spanish women athletes to participate in the Garmisch-Partenkirche Winter Olympics ... regime socially ostracised the athlete and refused to recognise her contribution to Spanish athletics. Accused of collaborating with the republicans, her husband, Manuel Piña, was executed in Madrid in 1942. Margot led a discreet life during the Franco ... regime, virtually retiring from sport. She died in 1987 without ever having received a tribute for her career. Her life was recorded in The Great Republican Athlete, a biography that recounts the life of one of the great pioneers of Spanish sport.



Marbella Ironman event marred by death of British athlete


A British athlete, who was rescued on Sunday during the swimming stage of the Ironman 70.3 triathlon event in Marbella, died in hospital on Monday. The woman had to be rescued from the sea and was taken to the Costa del Sol hospital after ... suffering cardiorespiratory arrest, according to health service sources. Organisers of the event sent out a statement on Tuesday: “We are profoundly shocked by the news of the death of one of our athletes. Our condolences go out to the family and friends ... British athlete David McNamee was the first across the line, while the first woman was the German, Laura Philipp. McNamee crossed the line after three hours and 57 minutes, seeing off American Chris Leiferman in a sprint to the finish. The German Andreas



Records tumble in the Malaga Marathon

PEDRO LUIS ALONSO / MARINA RIVAS a minute, and improved on his personal best by four and a half. His finishing time was an impressive 2h.10:08. The second and third-placed athletes, Cheruiyot's fellow countrymen Elud Kibet and Moses Gaikarira, also managed to beat Dumecha's



Age is just a number


35 and 102, have come to the Costa del Sol from far and wide to turn back the clock in search of medals and new world records. Anger as athletes are told they cannot represent Gibraltar These outdoor championships were launched on Monday at ... the second time that Spain has hosted these championships, the biggest for athletes over the age of 35 - whether former athletes (and even Olympians) who want to keep the fire burning, or those who came to sport in later life. In 2005, San Sebastián ... attracted 6,000 athletes, but this time round Malaga has exceeded that number, with 1,793 athletes comprising the Spanish team alone (273 of which are from Malaga province). Group photo of the 101 national delegations at the Tabacalera building.Migue



Six million euros for new athletics stadium

L. PAVÓN estepona

Estepona town council has awarded the 6.1-million-euro contract for a new athletics stadium in the municipality. This is the second attempt to award the contract, after the council was forced to increase the construction budget. The stadium will be



Athletes gear up for the annual half marathon early next month


Torremolinos is preparing for the town's popular half marathon, the 29th time it has been held. The race, which last year attracted almost three thousand athletes from all over Europe, is one of the longest running half marathons in the province ... of Malaga. Organised by the sports department of Torremolinos town hall, the race will take place on Sunday 4 February and those wishing to take part must register before Wednesday 31 January. The event, which attracts both serious athletes and



Javier Fernández captivates the Malaga public again


...on ice skates, showing this is a sport like no other. Fernández wasn't the only athlete present, he was accompanied by a dozen internationally renowned skaters such as Evgeni Pluhsenko, Javier Raya, Elladj Baldé, Jeffrey Buttle, Anna Capellini and



Triathletes take over a hot Malaga city


Malaga's coastal promenade was teeming with athletes by nine o'clock on Sunday morning as 190 participants prepared to take on the Malaga Triathlon, despite warm weather conditions on the day. The first stop for the athletes was the waters of the ... Misericordia beach. The athletes had to swim 1.9 kilometres before taking on the cycling section, which consisted of 85 kilometres -three laps of a route from the coast to Puerto de la Torre. The final section of the race took the form of a 21-kilometre run. ... dished out to Wymmersch for his illegal crossover from bicycle to foot. The fastest female athlete was Patricia Bueno, from Malaga, who recorded a time of four hours and 41 minutes. She has now won the competition for two consecutive years. The three



Three local medal winners in the karate Premier League in Moscow


It was a good day for Malaga karetekas on Sunday, the final day of the karate Premier League in Moscow, as three athletes - Damián Quintero, Marta Vega and María Torres - came away from this prestigious event with medals. Quintero remains on



Triathletes take over sweltering Malaga

carlos J. martínez

Malaga’s coastal promenade was teeming with athletes by nine o’clock on Sunday morning as 190 participants prepared to take on the Malaga Triathlon, despite very warm weather conditions on the day. The first stop for the athletes was the waters of ... the Misericordia beach. The athletes had to swim 1.9 kilometres before taking on the cycling section, which consisted of 85 kilometres -three laps of a route from the coast to Puerto de la Torre. The final section of the race took the form of a ... time penalty dished out to Wymmersch for his illegal crossover from bicycle to foot. The fastest female athlete was Patricia Bueno, from Malaga, who recorded a time of four hours and 41 minutes. She has now won the competition for two consecutive



A long-running passion for athletics


...marathon In 1991 he was one of the 224 athletes across the finishing line in the first edition of the Malaga Half Marathon with a time of 1 hour and 30 minutes. Twenty-six years later and he will be competing in the race again this coming Sunday. It will ... traffic in those days and the pace car was a small moped. The athletes wore the same clothes as they did for training but despite all this, the level was really high." With the likes of Juani Sarria, Rafa Morales and Pedro Delgado taking part, "pioneers



Femenino bounce back from defeat with comeback win

marina rivas

...the visitors took an early lead through Salma Paralluelo. The 15-year-old, already an international footballer and athlete, was a constant thorn in the hosts’ side, and Villarreal began to dominate the game after her left-footed effort put them in



The demanding road to Tokyo 2020

pedro luis alonso

This century began extremely well for sportsmen and women from Malaga. Thirteen athletes represented the province, winning two medals, at Sydney 2000, and nine competitors went to Athens in 2004, but the situation regarding those heading to the



Senegal sojourn

Andrew Forbes

...national sport, wrestling. Youngsters, looking to realise their dream of becoming a national (and very well-paid) hero, are locked in combat - in ritualised fights that combine art and athletes. Accompanied by rhythmic drummers, the young men intersperse



Waiting list for the Malaga half marathon

sur malaga

Those still hoping to take part in this Sunday's Malaga half marathon will have to join the waiting list after the 7,500 official spaces ran out. This 27th edition starts at 9.30am, with the start line close to the city's athletics stadium. Of th



A Paralympian in the making


athlete with achondroplasia, the most common cause of dwarfism. That was the origin of his passion for athletics, which was ramped up when he met a Romanian Paralympic athlete while doing the Camino de Santiago. Now, only three seasons after starting out ... with the shot put, this 19-year-old athlete from Torre del Mar is Spain's record holder in his category (F-41). He achieved the fifth-best European score and he is now aspiring to qualify for the World Championships to be held in Doha in September. ... Earlier this month, Álvaro Jiménez managed to surpass the seven-metre mark in the 21st Paralympic Meeting in Basauri (Vizcaya), an inclusive sport event attended by more than 250 athletes. He made a throw of 7.02m, beating his own Spanish record (6.66m),



A deserved silver for Regino Hernández

pedro luis alonso sierra nevada

It may seem strange to think of Malaga athletes competing in winter sports, but the Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships, ongoing in the Sierra Nevada, has brought success for Mijas-based Regino Hernández who picked up silver in the team



7 DECEMBER 1974 Star shot-putter Manolo Martínez is born in León


...the tender age of seventeen he had established himself as a junior athlete on an international level. Winning a silver medal at the World Junior Championships in South Korea in 1992, he then went on to become the European Junior Champion the ... following year. Martínez Gutiérrez had many successes throughout his time as a professional athlete. His main career highlights came in the form of his win in the 2002 European Indoor Championships and then going on to take the gold medal at the 2003 ... World Indoor Championships. Every professional athlete dreams of competing in the Olympic Games. This came true for Martínez in Athens in 2004. However, not only did he compete, but he was also awarded the bronze medal position following an IAAF drug



American skier Lindsey Vonn to receive Princess of Asturias award


...tibia. Theresa Zabell from Malaga, president of the Ecomar Foundation, proposed her candidacy. The skier will be only the sixth woman to win in the category in 33 editions. The last one was ten years ago, the Russian athlete Yelena Isinbáyeva, while the ... before her came Steffi Graff in 1999, just one year after Arantxa Sánchez Vicario had won it. The first woman to open the list of winners was Martina Navratilova in 1994, 365 days before the Algerian athlete Hassiba Boulmerka.



The challenge is equality


...director Alejandro Aparicio. The strategy is to be more welcoming to female athletes, with measures such as setting up a marquee where they can change after the competition, opening a nursery for the children of couples who both compete and presenting them ... to leave the starting point being elite athletes, so they reach the finishing line at the same time as the fastest men, as in other major competitions. "What we need to do is give visibility to women who run, participate, compete or win," says Rojo.



Six medals in a successful week for Spanish athletics


...with a distance of 14.73 metres. The 23-year-old, who was junior world champion in 2012, has now, under the tutelage of retired Cuban track and field athlete Iván Pedroso, come of age and sealed an elusive European Championship win after so many ... for fourth. Minutes later came gold for Jorge Ureña. The heptathlete from Alicante was proclaimed European champion with a total of 6,218 points after coming out on top in the 1,000 metres. He also pipped a British athlete to the post, in this case ... Tim Duckworth who finished on 6,156 points. This was just the third medal won by a Spanish athlete in a combined indoor event after Antonio Peñalver in Genoa 1992 (bronze) and Ureña himself in Belgrade two years ago (silver). A further two medals



Padel player wins a match point against diabetes


...position as an athlete to help other people. He has revealed that he is diabetic and has suffered from this chronic illness since he was ten years old. He has learned to control it, in order to be an elite athlete. He has decided to talk about his



Malaga karatekas set the bar high and dominate at the European Championships


Rodríguez and Raquel Roy, collected the second on Sunday. Quintero proved once again that there are very few athletes in this sport like him. It came as no real surprise when he added the sixth individual gold medal to his repertoire; his fifth in



Centurions brave the heat in Ronda


Coronel Vicente León Zafra who were presented with medals of their own by winner Falcó. The event, which brought together 8,500 athletes (including veteran 'Super Paco' dressed, as always, in his traditional Andalusian farmer clothes), continues to grow