18th Sep 2023 @ 8:38 am

Lionel Morales, Lanzarote’s paralympic athlete, has won the Spanish Championship in Águials, Murcia.

Lionel won the triathlon in a time of 1:10:24, almost 20 minutes ahead of his nearest rival. Her is now preparing for a World Championship even that will also take place in Spain next weekend. 

“I came out of the water first,” explained Lionel- “I always lose some time having to change my prosthesis for the cycling, but in the bike, it was very good. I beat those in my category and in the foot race I started very strong but then slowed down because I have the World Cup next Saturday,” he explained.

Lionel was particularly pleased to master this course after a terrible experience in 2014, when he ended up in a coma due to the extreme heat.

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