Nacho Pérez

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The athlete from Madrid José Ignacio Pérez Camino is one of the greatest emerging talents of the Spanish middle-distance. Successfully alternate the 800 and 1500 meters events, having already proclaimed Spanish champion in both distances at the age of 18, although for now he is more settle in the double lap.

In his first international experience he reached the final in the European U18 Championships held in Gyór (Hungary) in 2018. The following year he returned to compete in the great continental event that took place in Boras (Sweden), this time in his first year in the U20 category, being eliminated in the semifinals.

He set the Spanish U18 indoor record in 800m with 1:51.43, previously in possession of Manuel Olmedo.

After being under the supervision of Javier Verdejo and the international triple jumper Patricia Sarrapio, he has started a new stage with Pedro García as trainer while continues growing in the U23 category.

Sponsors

Playas de Castellón Club de Atletismo

Personal information

Name

José Ignacio Pérez Camino

Date of birth

January 6th, 2001

Place of birth

MadridEspaña

Weight / Height

66kg / 1.83m

Discipline

800m / 1500m

Club

Playas de Castellón

Coach

Pedro García

Nacho Pérez
2021
Semifinalist at the European U23 Championships in 800m
Tallinn 🇪🇪
4th at the Spanish U23 Outdoor Championship in 800m
Nerja 🇪🇸
Spanish U23 indoor vice-champion in 800m
Valencia 🇪🇸
2020
6th at the Spanish Indoor Championship in 800m
Ourense 🇪🇸
2nd at the International U20 Indoor Match in 1500m
Minsk 🇧🇾
2019
Semifinalist at the European U20 Championships in 800m
Boras 🇸🇪
Spanish U20 Champion in 800m
Granollers 🇪🇸
Spanish U20 Indoor Champion in 1,500m
Madrid 🇪🇸
2018
8th at the European U18 Championships in 800m
Gyór 🇭🇺
3rd at the ‘GO fit’ U18 Iberian Cup in 800m
Abrantes 🇵🇹
Bronze at the Spanish U18 Championship in 800m
Gijón 🇪🇸
Spanish U18 Indoor vice-Champion in 1,500m
Antequera 🇪🇸

Achievements

Spanish U23 indoor vice-champion in 800m

Spanish U20 outdoor champion in 800m and indoor champion in 1500m

Semifinalist at the European U20 Championships (Boras 2019) and U23 (Tallinn 2021)

8th at the European U18 Championships (Gyór 2018)

Spanish U18 indoor record holder in 800m (1:51.43)

Personal bests

800m 1:47.27 (2021)
800m (indoor) 1:50.32 (2020)
1500m 3:50.68 (2021)
1500m (indoor) 3:50.49 (2020)
2021
Semifinalist at the European U23 Championships in 800m
Tallinn 🇪🇪
4th at the Spanish U23 Outdoor Championship in 800m
Nerja 🇪🇸
Spanish U23 indoor vice-champion in 800m
Valencia 🇪🇸
2020
6th at the Spanish Indoor Championship in 800m
Ourense 🇪🇸
2nd at the International U20 Indoor Match in 1500m
Minsk 🇧🇾
2019
Semifinalist at the European U20 Championships in 800m
Boras 🇸🇪
Spanish U20 Champion in 800m
Granollers 🇪🇸
Spanish U20 Indoor Champion in 1,500m
Madrid 🇪🇸
2018
8th at the European U18 Championships in 800m
Gyór 🇭🇺
3rd at the ‘GO fit’ U18 Iberian Cup in 800m
Abrantes 🇵🇹
Bronze at the Spanish U18 Championship in 800m
Gijón 🇪🇸
Spanish U18 Indoor vice-Champion in 1,500m
Antequera 🇪🇸

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