The Spanish athlete Nuria Fernández has announced this Saturday its withdrawal from competition after the dispute of the San Silvestre Vallecana, "the best race in the world", with its "people" and in its "city", this Monday, December 31.
"My last race, the best in the world, with the best athletes, in my city, with my people … I'm dreaming awake! San Silvestre Vallecana, I feel happy," wrote Nuria Fernández on her Twitter profile.
– Nuria Fernandez (@NuriaRun) December 29, 2018
The Madrilenian, who was very grateful for the displays of affection, proclaimed herself European champion at 1,500 meters in 2010 (Barcelona) and 2012 (Helsinki)In addition to having been champion of Spain twelve times, even in different disciplines such as 800m, 3,000 and 5,000.
Nuria Fernández, 42, says goodbye to the competition in possession of the national record of 1,500 meters indoors (4:01:77), a record that still lasts almost a decade after its achievement. In addition, he has been a medalist with Spain in the team category in Cross Europeans.