Miguel Ángel López (racewalker)

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Miguel Ángel López
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Miguel Ángel López
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Spain
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2015 Beijing 20 km walk
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Moscow 20 km walk
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Zürich 20 km walk
European Athletics U23 Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Kaunas 20 km walk
World Race Walking Cup
Silver medal – second place 2006 La Coruña 10 km walk
European Race Walking Cup
Gold medal – first place 2015 Murcia 20 km walk
Silver medal – second place 2007 Leamington 10 km walk
Silver medal – second place 2013 Dudince 20 km walk
Silver medal – second place 2017 Poděbrady 20 km walk

Miguel Ángel López Nicolás (born 3 July 1988 in Murcia) is a Spanish racewalker.[1][2] He won the gold medal in the 20 km race walk at the 2015 World Championships and the bronze in 2013. He competed in the 20 km walk at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where he placed fifth, and the 50 km walk at the 2016 Olympics.[1]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Spain
2005 European Race Walking Cup Miskolc, Hungary 11th 10 km walk 43:47
World Youth Championships Marrakech, Morocco 6th 10,000 m walk 44:16.70
European Junior Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 9th 10,000 m walk 42:49.72
2006 World Race Walking Cup A Coruña, Spain 2nd 10 km walk 41:41
World Junior Championships Beijing, China 14th 10,000 m walk 45:54.41
2007 European Race Walking Cup Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom 2nd 10 km walk 40:49
2nd Team - 10 km Junior 6 pts
European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 8th 10,000 m walk 42:36.60
2008 World Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 35th 20 km walk 1:23:44
Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 4th 20,000 m walk 1:24:52.51
2009 European Race Walking Cup Metz, France 13th 20 km walk 1:29:23
2nd Team - 20 km 30 pts
European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 1st 20 km walk 1:22:23
2010 World Race Walking Cup Chihuahua, Mexico 13th 20 km walk 1:24:32
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 13th 20 km walk 1:24:28
2011 European Race Walking Cup Olhão, Portugal 6th 20 km walk 1:24:37
1st Team - 20 km 26 pts
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 17th 20 km walk 1:23:41
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 42nd 20 km walk 1:25:31
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 5th 20 km walk 1:19:49
2013 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 2nd 20 km walk 1:21:48
World Championships Moscow, Russia 3rd 20 km walk 1:21:21
2014 World Race Walking Cup Taicang, China 5th 20 km walk 1:19:21
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 1st 20 km walk 1:19:44
2015 European Race Walking Cup Murcia, Spain 1st 20 km 1:19:52
4th 20 km - Team 57 pts
World Championships Beijing, China 1st 20 km walk 1:19:14

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