Traversing Spain and Morocco in Vespa to benefit “View Olula”

Antonio Javier Sánchez with Deputy.

Antonio Javier Sánchez with Deputy.

The provincial Deputy Sports, Martinez Angeles, He has supported this morning the athlete Antonio Javier Sanchez Nieto on his new charity challenge: through Spain and Morocco in Vespa and raise money for the association 'View of Olula'. The intended purpose of this is to enable a rider almeriense classroom education for children up to six years and, If the collection is generous, build a second classroom for the rehabilitation.

The first of the six races he will participate along 2017 -From march to november- will take place next week in Granada. In April, Spain Antonio will travel from the south to the north-from Granada to Gijon- and in May will continue its way in the province of Almería. Already in October, will travel to Morocco to cross the desert. The penultimate race will be in Seville and the last phase of the challenge will take place in Badajoz.

Deputy Sports, Martinez Angeles, He has highlighted the effort made, Since three years ago, this young almeriense: "Antonio is an example since, fully altruistically, organizes events for the maximum possible public and private entities in order to raise money with which to help associations as 'View of Olula' join. Since the Council have to join and claim this adventure sport and solidarity ".

For Sanchez Nieto, adventure aims to "raise awareness that people have to help people with disabilities". This Almeria rider suffered a serious back injury and has 50 percent disability. He came to spend two years in a wheelchair: "I, I have a disability, I face this challenge to see society that is necessary to support associations working to improve the quality of life of these groups ", ensures the athlete.