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‘Conmoción’ in FC Barcelona and Spanish athletics due to the death of Álex Quiñónez | Other Sports | sports

‘Conmoción’ in FC Barcelona and Spanish athletics due to the death of Álex Quiñónez |  Other Sports |  sports

The Ecuadorian sprinter was completing his third season at the Catalan club, he was shot dead in Guayaquil on Friday night

The death of the Ecuadorian sprinter Álex Quiñónez impacted globally, and the FC Barcelona also presented his pain for the departure of your athlete since 2018, with a step marked by achievements and medals in Barça ranks. To the The feeling of regret was also joined by the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation.

“The Barça family is mourning the death of the Club athlete Álex Quiñónez”, published the Catalan entity on its official website this Saturday, in a note in which it explains the murder that occurred in Guayaquil.

The Spanish club highlighted that “The 32-year-old Ecuadorian sprinter made history for the Barça club and for his country conquering the bronze medal in the 200-meter event of the 2019 Doha World Cup, and in 2012 he was the first Ecuadorian athlete to qualify for the Olympic final of this event at the 2012 London Games ″.

Quinonez he was serving his third season with Barça and was under the technical direction of Vicente Egidio, who assured that the athletics family “is shocked for this news ”.

Egidio highlighted the work done by the Ecuadorian sprinter, whom described as “an excellent person and a great Barcelona player, a club man who was very integrated and enjoyed competing for Barça ”.

The Catalan institution also highlighted that “the last triumph that Quiñónez gave to the azulgrana club It was the victory in the 200 meters from the League of Honor Division Clubs held in Alicante in June ”.

At notes of regret the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation, that highlighted in his social networks “the luck” of “enjoying live” of the sporting qualities of the Ecuadorian sprinter.

You are in our history books with FC Barcelona (Spain’s record of 4×100 clubs). DEP, Álex Quiñónez. Our sincere condolences to the Ecuadorian Athletics Federation and his entire family, ”the Spanish entity posted.

The Olympic sprinter was shot and killed on Friday night. The incident occurred in the Colinas de la Florida sector, in the northwest of Guayaquil. (D)

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