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Universidad Europea student wins medals at Spain Athletics Championship

Olatz Arrieta wins the 100 meter hurdles and is runner-up in the long jump

09/08/2013


Universidad Europea student wins medals at Spain Athletics Championship

Olatz Arrieta a dual degree student in Universidad Europea’s Physical Activity and Sport and Physical Therapy programs, was named the national champion in the 100 meter hurdles and was the runner-up in the long jump.

The Universidad Europea athlete earned these medals in Spain’s Athletics Championships that took place in the Madrid town of Alcobendas on the 27th and 28th of July. Following her success in the hurdles, Arrieta competed in the long jump where she won the silver medal with a jump of 6.28 meters putting the finishing touch to an excellent turnout at the 93rd edition of the Spain Athletics Championships.

On Sunday, Arrieta competed in the long jump where she won the silver medal with a jump of 6.28 meters putting the finishing touch to an excellent turnout at the 93rd edition of the Spain Athletics Championships.

Arrieta is one of Spain’s promising young athletes and is one more successful example of student athletes from Universidad Europea’s Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport.

This article has been translated into English to be shared on the Laureate International Universities website.