News : Goodbye to the Doha World Cup for Spaniard Bruno Hortelano


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Goodbye to the Doha World Cup for Spaniard Bruno Hortelano


Bruno Hortela, during the Madrid Meeting
Bruno Hortela, during the Madrid Meeting

The ‘Spanish recordman’ of 100, 200 and 400 Bruno Hortelano has announced that he is resigning from participating in the Doha World Cup that will take place in just a couple of weeks. The sensations of the best Spanish sprinter of all time were not good after some discomfort appeared in the Achilles tendon.

Rumors had been announcing

In his last competition (and the only one of all 2019) at the Meeting of Madrid in Vallehermoso Hortelano he had made a discreet mark of 46.32 (his personal mark and Record of Spain is 44.69). The rumors were not very promising about the final participation of the Australian-born athlete and They have finally been confirmed with a message written on their social networks in which he assures that it is a difficult decision, but that he is already focused on reaching the maximum of those Tokyo 2020 Games, which he will reach in his full maturity (28 years).

Bruno's message is as follows:

“I communicate that I will not participate with the National Team in the World Athletics Championships in Doha. We have tried until the last moment, but together with the Medical Services of the Federation we have decided that it is preferable not risk the improvement of the injury in the Achilles Tendon. I am very sorry that this is the case, and from now on I will work to reach Tokyo 2020 in the best conditions. Thank you all for your messages of support, encouragement and friendship these days, they are very helpful. ”

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