Quique Llopis left all of Spain frozen this Sunday when he collapsed on the track after falling and hitting his head in the final of the 60 meter hurdles of the European indoor track in Istanbul (Turkey). The athlete, who was removed on a stretcher and admitted to the hospital, has already He has been discharged and will be returning home very soon..
This has been reported by the Athletics Federation of the Valencian Community, which has explained that the Valencian will spend the rest of this Monday in a hotel in the Turkish city, accompanied by his father and his coach, and will fly to Spain this Tuesday.
The Valencian reassured his followers this Sunday with a video message from the hospital to explain that everything had been a scare. “I’ve been tested and I’m fine“, he pointed out, thanking all the support received, and the work of the doctors and the Federation, and already thinking about his recovery.
The image that outrages athletics
The athlete’s accident in Istanbul has outraged the world of athletics, as the images of the final show how none of the finalists come close to Llopis to take an interest in his state after the hard fall, even going so far as to pass him while he was unconscious Not being upset.
“I am ashamed of the attitude of the other athletes who have been unable to approach to ask what was happening with the Spanish athlete. what a pitiful attitude“, Roberto Sotomayor has written about it through his social networks.
The champion of the final, Jason Joseph, has published a story on his Instagram to apologize to the Spaniard. “I’m sorry I didn’t go to see how you were,” he told her, before explaining that “i was lost in the momenttotally blocked with what was around me”. “I hope you’re well and we’ll see you outside”, he wished.