Nuria Picas collected the award for Best Athlete of the Year in 2015 by the footballer Gerard Piqué.
The prize, awarded by the UFEC and Daily Sport was given last night as part of the Festival of Sport in Barcelona Catalan
“For me it is an honor to have been chosen best athlete of my country, and along with a great reference as Gerard Piqué. This award is also a recognition of our small sport and gives me strength to keep going”, Said Nuria Picas
L’atleta Núria Picas va recollir, ahir a la nit, el premi que l’acredita com a Millor Esportista Catalana de l’Any 2015. Aquest guardó, lliurat conjuntament per la Unió de Federacions Esportives Catalanes (UFEC) i el diari Sport reconeix el mèrit esportiu d’atletes catalans en tota mena de modalitats esportives. En categoria masculina, el guanyador ha estat el jugador del FC Barcelona Gerard Piqué. Piques va rebre el guardó en el marc de la Festa de l’Esport Català, celebrada ahir a la nit al Museu Marítim de Barcelona.
“For me it is an honor to have been chosen best athlete of my country, and along with a great reference of world football such as Gerard Pique. This award is also a recognition of our small sport thanks to trophies like this that help us to that mountain races are more popular “, Said Nuria Picas.
The jury awarded Nuria Picas “for his contribution to the testing trail running, where it has stood above its competitors”, According to the Daily Sport and sports highlighted some successes, such as double in the Ultra Trail World Tour.
“This award is one of the most special I have given, was considered the best athlete in my country is a recognition that fills me with pride. I only have words of gratitude to the newspaper UFEC and Sport and giving me the strength to keep fighting continues to add titles to Catalan sports “, Said Nuria Picas.
From now Nuria Picas will focus on preparing the trail running season will begin in a few weeks with TransGranCanaria.