Reyes Estévez López (born 2 August 1976 in Cornellà de Llobregat, Spain) is a Spanish 1500 metres runner. He won the European Championships' final 1998 in Budapest. In addition, he won bronze medals at the 1997 World Championships, 1999 World Championships and 2005 European Indoor Championships (both 1500 and 3000 m) and silver medals at the 2001 IAAF World Indoor Championships and 2002 European Championships.

Reyes Estévez
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Medal record
Men’s Athletics
Representing  Spain
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Athens 1500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Sevilla 1500 m
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Budapest 1500 m
Silver medal – second place 2002 Munich 1500 m
World Indoor Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Lisbon 1500 m
European Indoor Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Madrid 1500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Madrid 3000 m
European U23 Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Turku 1500 m

On 9 December 2010 Reyes Estévez López was arrested and questioned in relation to his involvement in a Spanish sports doping ring as part of the Guardia Civil's Operation Galgo.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Spain
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 4th 1500m 3:42.98
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 1st 1500 m 3:42.37
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 2nd 3000 m 8:15.58
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 4th 1500 m 3:43.67


  1. ^ La Guardia Civil interroga a Nuria Fernández y Reyes Estévez (in Spanish).El Pais (2010-12-10). Retrieved 2010-12-15.

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