Roberto Aláiz wants to “return the confidence of the Federation in the European Championship in Turin”

The Spanish 10,000 meter runner-up, Roberto Alaizwants to “return” in the European cross-country Turin (Italy) the confidence that, according to what he has declared to Efe, has shown him the Spanish Athletics Federation with his presence in the sextet.

It will be the return of the disciple of Jose Enrique Villacorta to the continental event in this specialty, after seven years after suffering an ordeal of injuries, when in 2015 in Hyeres (France) He achieved a more than creditable seventh place overall in the championship.

“Be back in the top 8 It would be something exceptional due to the enormous level that there will be in the European tournament, because only the Spanish team already has several top-level athletes, in addition to the fact that many others have been left out with the same options of having been able to represent spain“, he pointed.

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Aláiz is preparing the European cross-country in height in the High Performance Center (CAR) of León for a week and will expedite his presence until the displacement begins along with the rest of the Spanish expedition that is present in Turin next December 11.

The Leonese athlete has recognized that he is facing the continental event “in a good moment of form, even better than how I faced the Cross of Atapuerca and Italica“, he commented.

His Spanish winter season ended with a fourth place in Lasarte (San Sebastian)in addition to being ninth in Loveone place behind, tenth, in Italic and drop to thirteenth position in the most demanding event, the national club contest held in Atapuerca (Burgos).



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