“It is a good time to close this very happy stage”

The Spanish water polo player Clara Espar leaves the national team, at age 27, to focus on her time at CE Mediterrani and on her personal life, in a “good moment” to close the international stage that made her “so happy” .

“The time has come to close a wonderful stage in my life. After 10 years dedicated to the highest level, I consider it a good time to close this stage that has made me so happy for many years,” acknowledged the youngest of the sisters. Espar.

Absolute international and a key piece in Miki Oca’s team since 2015, Clara Espar will continue in the water in the Mediterrani but not in the national team, with which she was Olympian in Rio 2016 and in Tokyo 2020, this last appointment with a silver medal.

“I only feel grateful for all the experiences that I have had the luck to live, all the people who have been part of the journey and all the dreams come true. In addition, I have been fortunate to share all these moments with my sister and with my colleagues from team, that more than companions are friends, “he celebrated.

Since the 2015 Kazan World Cup, Clara Espar was a regular in Miki Oca’s calls. In addition to that Olympic silver, she was runner-up in the world in Budapest 2017 and Gwangju 2019 and European champion in Budapest 2020. She also added a European bronze in Barcelona 2018.

“We can only thank everything he has given these years and wish him the best. He will continue to be active in his club, CE Mediterrani,” said the Royal Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN), who dismissed one of the best players with honors of the last times.

By Editor

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