Coin cyclist national cycling champion

RISING STAR: Carmelo Urbano looks to have a promising professional career ahead of him. CREDIT: Carmelo Urbano Fontiveros Facebook page

COIN local Carmelo Urbano has secured victory for the Sub-23 Andalucia Team after being proclaimed the new Spanish road race champion.

Urbano completed the 157.8-kilometre route ending in Lorca in Murcia today Saturday in four hours, three minutes and 31 seconds, 13 seconds ahead of second-placed Arturo Gravalos, and 25 seconds before Oier Ibarguren in third.

The cyclist is seen as one of the most important rising national cycling stars.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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