Last year I was already pointing out ways in the European Championship with its incredible results and brands, and that’s the way it has been. Ivan was the third to reach the finish line in the 10,000m marathon in his M35 category. “In June I had a tough training session to sharpen my body and mind in the face of the World Cup, but still very happy,” he reveals.
“I was champion of Spain in Motorsports and I have arrived late in the world of athletics, I know that if I had entered before, I could have gone much further … even so I am satisfied with the achievements I have achieved. Athletics is not what you get it is what it brings you, “says Portoles.
“I remember with special affection when I was second in the Autonomous Championship of 5,000 meters of track for over 35 years, which was played in Alicante, it was a very nice and enriching experience”.
“Sport is a ten in my life, the mentality here counts 80% and being in such a good environment is very positive for that” sentence.