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Borja Vivas reclaims Spanish indoor shot put title

Borja Vivas shows off his medal alongside his coach.
Borja Vivas shows off his medal alongside his coach. / SUR
  • The local athlete surpassed the 19-metre mark on four occasions

Malaga shot putter Borja Vivas claimed the Spanish indoor championship title on Saturday for the first time since 2018.

Vivas, who has been laid off with a long-term injury, surpassed the 19-metre mark on four occasions, reaching 19.61 on his highest score. His closest rival on the day, Carlos Tobalina, could only score 19.32.

Also on the podium was 20-year-old Isidro Leyva from Nerja who got bronze in pole vault.