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Oumaiz, third in Spanish Championships

Oumaiz (r) on the podium.
Oumaiz (r) on the podium. / EFE
  • The Nerja athlete lost out on a silver by five seconds

Ouassim Oumaiz earned a podium finish during Sunday's Spanish Cross Country Championships which took place in Zaragoza.

The Nerja athlete, who won this event last year, was locked in a close battle with Toni Abadía for silver but eventually lost out by five seconds with a time of 29 minutes and 26 seconds. Carlos Mayo (29:07) claimed gold.