Marisa Alcaide, this Spanish athlete just a few hours from her 50th birthday, has won the silver medal in the 10 and 20km marching teams, two medals from three races in which she competed … success!. “I have been practicing athletics for only nine years, so you can imagine my satisfaction at being second in a modality as important as it is relay” assures Alcaide.
“My family has given me a lot of encouragement … From Dubai to Spain, congratulatory messages keep coming to me, that fills me and makes me feel great personal satisfaction for having arrived here”, adds the athlete.
“I’m a personal trainer, I work sports, it’s never too late to start practicing it, it does not matter the age or the circumstances … there’s always a test to do athletics, it can hurt a foot, an arm or a knee … but There is always something you can do “Marisa sentence.
“Sport has made me value friendship, effort, respect, help, commitment … everything has been very important for me,” he concludes.