It was silver in Mersin 2013 and gold in Tarragona 2018. The Mediterranean games are one of the Pablo Abián’s fetish tournaments, which will play from the next day 25 in Algeria. This is how the Aragonese athlete faces it: “It’s a competition that I have very good memories of and the goal is to try to revalidate that gold from the last edition.”
To achieve this, he has been working very hard for months alongside his brother: “I feel very well, with my technical staff with Javier Abián at the head we have conscientiously prepared these Mediterranean Games, We arrived very well and we hope that this is reflected in the competition”.
His successful career took a new impetus when his brother took over the reins of his preparation. The complicity between the two has led him to continue in the highest at the age of 37, as Javier himself recognized: “He has an enviable perseverance and from then on everything he has been achievingthink it’s fifteen years leading Spanish badminton in the men’s part”.
That dominance has led him to play 4 Olympic Games. His great challenge is to qualify for the fifth in Paris: “For me it would be something spectacular to be one of the few that has managed to be in five Olympic Games and we are going to fight with all our strength”. More in the short term, after the Mediterranean Games, his The next challenge will be the World Championship to be held at the end of August.