Mikel Zabala analyzes the days on cycling and triathlon

On Saturday, December 17, the "National Cycling and Triathlon Days: values, equality and fair play" will be held in the Juan Antonio Samaranch Auditorium of the Higher Sports Council, with the aim of seeking common synergies between two sports with similar characteristics.

Mikel Zabala is the coordinator of these days, which “represent a meeting point between two sports that seek to seek synergies in order to better face how to enhance the intrinsic values ​​of sport and in particular these two. Under the motto 'values, equality and fair play' we want to promote the best of both sports and how to transfer it to society. In this way, we want to review the trajectory followed until today to enhance the positive and improve as much as possible to project an image that engages young people in our sports ”.


The conference will be opened by Juan Carlos Castaño, president of the RFEC, Marisol Casado, president of ITU and member of the IOC, José Hidalgo, president of FETRI, and Silvia Ferro, director of the CSD's Women and Sports Programs, and will be those in charge of delivering individual trophies to outstanding cyclists and triathletes, such as Rosa Bravo –referential in several cycling disciplines-, José Antonio Escuredo –Olympic medalist and an example for young track cyclists-, Ana Burgos - former cyclist and triathlete of reference to international level- and Alberto García - distinguished trainer and professor at the INEF-. "We want to recognize the sporting career of some people who have contributed enormously with their effort and dedication, serving as an example for others to take over in the future."

During the morning and Saturday afternoon, the program includes different specific talks on cycling and triathlon but also on such important values ​​as equality and fair play. "It is intended to listen to the people who work day by day in reality with their federations, clubs, events ... so that they contribute all their experience and practical knowledge so that we can all improve and meet the needs that arise as soon as possible better.

Mayte Leruite, from the University of Granada, will open the Conference with “La mujer cyclista vs. The female athlete. Current Situation ”, to give way to Alberto García, who will speak about training with women, closing the morning session with“ training and co-education in cycling and triathlon schools ”, with Israel González, head of schools at the RFEC, and Angel Aguado.

“Adapted cycling and paratriathlon. School of values ​​”, with Félix García Casas and Cristina Azanza, responsible for both federations, is the title of the first afternoon conference, before Zabala speaks of“ The comprehensive training of the athlete. Fair play and the doping problem ”, to close with a round table, in which the aforementioned Ana Burgos and Alberto García, Josefa Benítez and Mayale Noriega, members of the Spanish champion tandem, the parathlete Susana Rodríguez and the national coach will participate. Ramón González Arrieta.

"In short, we hope to spend an entertaining and fun day, enjoying the sport that we like the most and with the aim of improving the balance of previous years," concluded Zabala, who also recalled that "attendance is free and free and a certificate and a CD with documentation for the attendees, so we would appreciate those interested if they register as soon as possible ”. Likewise, the RFEC will help by paying the mileage of a car by the Autonomous Federation.

Source: triathlonsportzone.com

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