The Grand Prix 2020 world circuit of jumps will premiere this Friday at the M-86 Swimming Center in Madrid, with the presence of many of the best specialists in the world, who are beginning to fine-tune their set-up for the Tokyo 2020 Games , as well as the Spaniards Nicolás García, Alberto Arévalo and Adrián G. Abadía, who assured during the official presentation that it is an important competition.
The event also featured the presence of jumpers Jonathan Paredes and Celia Fernández, the first and only Spaniard to practice high jump.
The competition that will run until Sunday will be “historic”, according to Fernando Carpena, president of the Royal Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN), and Nicolás García, Alberto Arévalo and Adrián G. Abadía agreed that their result “conditions” what that remains of the season, because it scores for the Tokyo 2020 pre-Olympics and to which the Spanish team seeks to qualify.
Adrián Abadia, three-time junior European champion, added that he faces the competition with “a lot of peace of mind and the important thing is to work at home.”
Celia Fernández, one of the protagonists of the presentation to be the first and only Spanish to perform the ‘High Diving’, told EFE that her preparation for this season is focused on «jumping with greater difficulty during competitions», some « more ambitious goals “that allow him to be among the first seven places.« We are preparing three new jumps, which will give me a greater difficulty coefficient and that will allow me to start with more points to be there in the first positions. That is the objective “, said. .