Olympic spirit in Nerja

Carrying the Torch Image: Nerja Town Hall

STUDENTS from Narixa public school in Nerja, brimming with enthusiasm and pride, took on a remarkable journey recently as they carried the Olympic torch through the bustling streets of Nerja.

Insights from a Local Olympic Hero

Alongside them strode Alvaro Fernández, the esteemed Olympic athlete hailing from Nerja, who graciously shared his insights in interviews conducted by the children at the end of the torch’s route.

Honored Encounters at the Balcón de Europa

The excitement didn’t stop there. At the iconic Balcón de Europa, the students had the honour of meeting Ana María Muñoz, the councillor for Education and Culture. Muñoz, beaming with admiration, extended heartfelt congratulations to the students, as well as their dedicated teachers, for spearheading such a magnificent initiative that not only showcased their spirit but also united the community in celebration of athletic excellence.

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Written by

Catherine McGeer

I am an Irish writer who has been living in Spain for the past twenty years. My writing centers around the Costa Cálida. As a mother I also write about family life on the coast of Spain and every now and then I try to break down the world of Spanish politics!