Nerja athlete wins the VII Almijara Trail

Nerja athlete wins the VII Almijara Trail

Nerja athlete wins the VII Almijara Trail

An athlete from Nerja has won the VII Almijara Trail this year.

Yesterday, November 1, the VII Almijara Trail “Tribute to Jose Antonio Martin Navas” was held, where more than 500 athletes have travelled the mountain range that gives its name to this sporting event.
The event has a general 23.5 km circuit and a 10.8 km circuit called the Mini Trail.
Athletes Alvaro Gomez Guitart from Trops-Cueva de Nerja, and Silvia Mesa Cabrera from Trotasierra, have won in the female and male category, respectively.
In female, Maria Narvaez Paloma was second and Elena Sanchez Garcia came third.
In male, Angel Accino Suarez was second and Fran Ramirez Escribano came third.
In the Mini Trail category, Barbara Anento Moreno from Cornella Atletico, and Antonio Cazorla Boza from Rubeltor have taken the first position.
In second and third female positions were Eli Jimenez Gallardo and Angela Montes Muriel, while in the male category, Francisco Urbano Sales and Ruben Ariza Trujillo in second and third position.
The trophy delivery by the Councillor for Sports Daniel Rivas, together with the councillors of the government group Angela Diaz and Nieves Atencia, and the director of the Parador de Nerja Emilio Mojon, took place at the Enrique Lopez Cuenca Stadium.
A tribute to Jose Antonio Martin Navas was held for his recent death in which a trophy and a commemorative plaque were presented to his wife and children in recognition of their participation in previous editions of this race.
Daniel Rivas has congratulated all the participants, the Club Nerja de Atletismo for the success of the organisation, the collaborators, and the Local Police and Civil Protection who have ensured the safety of the event.

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