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Alberto Fernández and Fitima Gálvez secure fourth medal for Spain in trap

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Alberto Fernández and Fitima Gálvez secure fourth medal for Spain in trap

The Spaniards finished first in the qualifiers, with the San Marino pair based on points, against those who would compete in the final for Olympic gold.

Cordoba shooter Fatima Glavez in a trap test.EFE

For him, Bena’s a cordovan and a nurse by profession, this is his third participation in the Olympic Games. For him, the triple world champion, a native of Belves de la Jara, a city of 1,000 residents in Toledo, this is his fourth game.

Experience is always a plus when it comes to pulling the trigger. Ftima Glvez (34 years old) and Alberto Fernandez (38) They were all in the medal pool. And they didn’t fail on a cloudy day in Tokyo.

At the Asaka Shooting Range, 35 km from the Olympic Village, a Spanish mixed trap couple (Olympic Pit) advanced to the finals by finishing first in qualifying. At least get the silver medal.

After the first round out of three, Spain was third in the standings with 49 hits from 50 shots, including a single miss from Ftima Glvez. But with a full in the second goal, the Spanish pair would put first.

In the third round, with 50 goals ahead and 99 points, they could also have allowed a failure to fight in the final. Two missed, but they ended up co-leading the classification with 148 points, the same number of points as the San Marino pairs, represented by the shooters. Alessandra Perilli and Gian Marco Berti. They will face him in a battle for Olympic gold.

In their combined palmer in the mixed team competition at the Cyprus World Cup in 2017, Glávez and Fernández have already climbed to the top of the podium.

Alberto, who lives in the municipality of Ilescas (Toledo), He was the first Spanish player to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. Ftima, meanwhile, had an Olympic diploma in London 2012 and Ro 2016. Always touching a medal that he would eventually be able to take over to Baena, the municipality of Córdoba with 19,000 inhabitants.

according to the authors Pepe Daz Garca and Jose Manuel Rodriguez In the book 341 Stories of Grandeur by Huertas, the youngest of four sisters, the Cordoba shooter began shooting practice at the age of nine due to her father Po Luis’s fondness for hunting.

nurse by profession, Glaves is now pursuing a degree in Psychology. The Olympic Square in Tokyo was secured with gold at the Minsk European Games in June 2019.