Javier Rojas shines at the Andalusian Junior Championship

Javier Rojas, a young athlete from Granada who is still under-16, won the 400 meter race in 49.

Javier Rojas shines at the Andalusian Junior Championship

Javier Rojas, a young athlete from Granada who is still under-16, won the 400 meter race in 49.97 seconds at the Andalusian Outdoor Athletics Championship in Huelva. Jesus Montiel his trainer reports that this was only the second time he has run this distance in his life after a trial in Motril three weeks ago, in which he ran 51.57. He said, "Normally I prepare him to run middle-distance. But I believe a lot about his abilities and he surprises me, fortunately." He was fast and he won the race.

Rojas won the 400m and was later called to the Spanish Under-18 Championship mixed with autonomies, which will be held in Valladolid on Saturday. He will compete in this distance as well as in the 4x400 relay. The 800-meter dash will be his specialty and only for women. He has made great strides in his career as an athlete since his beginning and has a strong desire to be a champion. Montiel appreciates that he doesn't want to lose, which makes him a potential champion in the future.

Paula Molina (Juventud Atletismo Granada), won the tests in length, and Sofia Baena(Nerja) won in hammer. Marta Lopez (Delsur), was second in discus, Gloria Rodriguez (Granada Joven), in the 2,000m obstacles, and Delsur relay in the men's 4x100. Celia Soto (Granada Joven), Lucas Gutierrez, (Nerja), in the 400m and the 400m hurdles respectively, Manuel Trivino and Alaba Gonzalez (Delsur), in the 2,000m hurdles. Alejandro Molina (Granada Joven), in height, was in third place. Fourth in the medal table was the DELSUR Cooperativa La Palma Club with two golds.

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