The ice hockey player from San Sebastian Eva Aizpurua He won gold this afternoon at the Winter Youth Olympic Games. He has done it in the modality of ice hockey teams 3×3, composed of players of different nationalities. With this medal, the Royal Spanish Federation of Ice Sports adds 3 metals.
Aizpurua began its journey in Lausanne2020 The last friday. He achieved it with the yellow team, which until reaching gold has reaped 5 wins and 3 losses.
Frank González, president of the RFEDH, assures from Switzerland that «The athletes have made a great effort, they have demonstrated the development they are having of ice sports. Together we can go very far, as has been demonstrated with these medals in ice hockey and with that of Nil LLop in speed skating. Curling players have also done a great job. We have to improve and aspire to everything. We are working on the possibility of having a high performance center, which is what we want to make ice sports as high as possible.
Eva Aizpurua, 14, said minutes after getting the medal that «I'm super happy, I did not expect it at all. We were going to fight it and in the end we won. There is a lot of level here, reaching the final and winning was very difficult ».