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Benjamin Sanchez took his courage and self-respect to end an ordeal for him (12/08/2012)

Benjamin Sanchez was able to conclude the 50-km / start of the Olympic Games in London, after going through physical problems in the last few miles of it.

The courage, honor and strength of will served for the double Olympic leave no evidence that he was very uphill.

He came to the test as runner-up in Spain and after very difficult years for him, with injuries and even hip surgery.

He knew he would be a tough race to get out of there from the beginning at their own pace.

The steps for every five thousand placed it around the thirtieth position, even to the twenty-eighth place in its passage through the kilometer 40, while in front of the race and were well placed athletes in the end were the medalists: Sergey Kirdyapkin, Olympic champion, Jared Tallet and Si Tianfeng, silver and bronze, respectively.

Dehydration and pain became claw of a champion who struggled to complete his second Olympic competition.

A true hero who gave us the best lesson that an athlete does not yield to any obstacle.

"It was my second Games, had a lot of responsibility, I have given everything. I go home with more energy for my problems go away, get the Benjamin who I am and what people expect," he said at the conclusion of his career.

Benjamin Sanchez and his coach Jose Antonio Carrillo, the last members of the delegation from Murcia, will return on Monday at home, one that certainly at this time preparing a huge honor.

Source: Federación de Atletismo de la Región de Murcia

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