Open main menu

Miguel Ángel López Nicolás (born 3 July 1988 in Murcia) is a Spanish racewalker.[1][2] He won the gold medal in the 20 km race walk at the 2015 World Championships and the bronze in 2013. He competed in the 20 km walk at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where he placed fifth, and the 50 km walk at the 2016 Olympics.[1]

Miguel Ángel López
Miguel Ángel López Nicolás.JPG
Miguel Ángel López
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Spain
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2015 Beijing 20 km walk
Silver medal – second place 2013 Moscow 20 km walk
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Zürich 20 km walk
European Athletics U23 Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Kaunas 20 km walk

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Spain
2005 World Youth Championships Marrakech, Morocco 6th 10,000 m walk 44:16.70
European Junior Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 9th 10,000 m walk 42:49.72
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 14th 10,000 m walk 45:54.41
2007 European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 8th 10,000 m walk 42:36.60
2008 World Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 35th 20 km walk 1:23:44
Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 4th 20,000 m walk 1:24:52.51
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 1st 20 km walk 1:22:23
2010 World Race Walking Cup Chihuahua, Mexico 13th 20 km walk 1:24:32
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 13th 20 km walk 1:24:28
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 17th 20 km walk 1:23:41
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 42nd 20 km walk 1:25:31
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 5th 20 km walk 1:19:49
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 3rd 20 km walk 1:21:21
2014 World Race Walking Cup Taicang, China 5th 20 km walk 1:19:21
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 1st 20 km walk 1:19:44
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 1st 20 km walk 1:19:14
2016 World Race Walking Cup Rome, Italy 33rd 20 km walk 1:22:46
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 11th 20 km walk 1:20:58
50 km walk DNF
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 10th 20 km walk 1:19:57
2018 World Race Walking Cup Taicang, China 5th 20 km walk 1:19:21
European Championships Berlin, Germany 6th 20 km walk 1:19:27

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Miguel Ángel López at IAAF
  2. ^ Historial deportivo de Miguel Ángel López - RFEA.es (PDF) (in Spanish), Real Federación Española de Atletismo, retrieved 4 June 2015