Competing at the Greece hosted 2005 European Championships, he won a medal. He medaled at the 2006 World Championships. Competing at the 2009 IBSA European Championships, he won a medal. Prior to the start of the London Games, he trained with several other visually impaired Spanish track and field athletes in Logroño. From the Catalan region of Spain, he was a recipient a Plan ADO scholarship.
Abel has competed in three summer Paralympics, his first in 2000 proving to be his most successful winning a silver in his only event the 800m. In the two following games he competed in 800m and 1500m and in 2004 the 5000m all without any medal success.