Spain at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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Spain at the
2011 World Championships in Athletics
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National federation Real Federación Española de Atletismo
in Daegu
Competitors 43
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1

Spain competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from August 27 to September 4 in Daegu, South Korea.

Team selection[edit]

The Royal Spanish Athletics Federation announced a squad of 49 athletes to compete at the event.[1][2] The team will be led by medal hopefuls Manuel Olmedo, the reigning European indoor 1500m champion, and Mario Pestano, who is in 4th position on this year’s Discus Throw world list.

The following athletes appeared on the preliminary Entry List,[2] but not on the Official Start List of the specific event,[3] resulting in a total number of 43 competitors:

KEY: Did not participate Competed in another event
Event Athlete
Men 5000 metres Sergio Sánchez
20 kilometres walk Benjamín Sánchez
Juan Manuel Molina
Women 4 x 100 metres relay Belén Recio
Estela García
20 kilometres walk Júlia Takács


The following competitors from South Africa won medals at the Championships