On a stormy day, the Spaniard Ouassim Oumaiz , current champion of Spain cross country absolute with 20 years, defeated on Sunday all Africans in Atapuerca, considered the best cross in the world, which inaugurated the world circuit.
The Nerja athlete, who reappeared five months after suffering a stress fracture in the sacrum, followed the rhythm of the Africans and, despite suffering a slip in a curve of the Archaeological Park circuit, in the last kilometer he attacked to present himself winner Under the goal banner. Next came Ugandans Timothy Toroitich and Simon Ayeko , who had broken the group, and the Eritrean Aaron Kifle.
Oumaiz, from the Cuevas de Nerja club, trains in Madrid in the Antonio Serrano group with athletes such as Irene Sánchez Escribano , who was the third best Spanish on the same cross. Eleven years ago he had not won a Spanish in Atapuerca, since Alemayehu Bezabeh did so in the fifth edition, in 2008.
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