athlete of there with an Olympic minimum in the 800. At only 21 years old, he already caresses his passport to the Tokyo appointment, a meteoric race that has not been without difficulties. It is not uncommon to see him train for him Ibi industrial estate or looking around the province for a track to carry out their sessions, since they do not find the ideal conditions in Ibi.
His name rang louder than ever at the meeting in Marseille last Wednesday. The 800-meter test produced the spectacular chrono of a 21 year old athlete that enters the world scene as one of the strongest promises. Javier Mirón, athlete from Ibi, achieved the minimum mark for the Tokyo Games with a time of 1: 44.82, spraying his best mark and astonishing those present.
The Ibi athlete record, trained by Luis Arenas, places him as the Spanish leader of the year and sixth in the national ranking of all time. Despite his youth, too has broken the absolute and sub23 regional records, both held by the athlete from San Vicente Daniel Andújar with 1: 45.17 and 1: 45.61, respectively. Mirón has yet to earn one of the three Olympic places. At the moment only he and Adrián Ben have the minimum, but there are other Spaniards who could enter Tokyo by ranking -the second classification system-, with which Their role in the Spanish Championships to be held in Getafe from June 25 to 27 will be decisive.. Where he is sure his place is for him U23 European Championship to be held in Tallinn (Estonia), from July 6 to 9, where he will be one of the favorites in the 800.
The athlete from Ibi has made an exponential progression and has stood out for a long time on the national scene, improving his records practically in each competition. He has always been very clear that he was going to fight for a place in the Games and he is very close to achieving it at only 21 years old.
The ibense will look for his definitive passport to the Tokyo Games in the Nacional, a successful career despite his youth
But this athlete who stands out for his spirit of sacrifice, perseverance and perseverance has not had it easy. The lack of a proper athletics track in Ibi to carry out his training sessions has even led him to train for a few days in the town’s polygon.
«Usually, I usually exercise in Ibi, the town where I live. As I do not have an athletics track, I train along a route known as ‘La Vía’, either in the direction of Alcoi or Castalla; or by the polygon of the town; or through the natural area of San Pascual. But of course, I also have to track. In that case, I go to Alcoy, Onil or San Juan. Anyway, I am an itinerant athlete », Javier pointed out in the FER Project.
His superiority in the sub’23 tests is total with two gold medals in the Spanish championships in the 800 test. Now he is closer than ever to the Olympic ticket for Tokyo. Only a debacle would deprive you of meeting one of your goals. A dream that can come true much earlier than planned.
The Spanish championship in two weeks can certify his definitive passport to the Games, a meteoric career that of the athlete from Ibi who, after sweeping the lower categories, has become one of the favorites in the absolute.
At only 21 years old, he has a promising future in his main test, the 800 smooth. Although he has tried other distances, it is here that he is achieving extraordinary progression despite his harsh training conditions. There are no obstacles for Mirón as he has shown over the years and together with Luis Arenas as coach he has achieved something that is within the reach of very few such as achieving the minimum mark for the Olympic Games with only 21 years. He dropped his mark by almost two seconds in a very short time and has the ideal conditions to become a figure. The ibense is very focused and with very clear ideas. Tokyo has it one step away, a dream that he already caresses before anyone else. Effort has a reward.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.