The man who is considered to be the greatest paralympic athlete of all time with no less than three Paralympic Marathon gold medals to his name, Swiss champion Heinz Frei (pictured (right) above with Rafa Botello) has confirmed he will be participating in the Lanzarote International Wheelers Marathon 2012 on December 9th.
Heinz Frei has earned 14 gold medals at summer and winter Paralympics; is 19 times Berlin Marathon Champion, 14 times Oita Marathon Champion and 12 times Hamburg Marathon Champion.
Juan Carlos Albuixech, CEO of Sands Beach Active, sponsors and organizers of the Lanzarote International Wheelers Marathon 2012 in conjunction with Tri WWW said:
“Thanks to the efforts of Rafael Botello, this year the Lanzarote Marathon will include the presence of the world’s number one in the history of wheelchair athletics, Heinz Frei. We are fortunate athletes to be able to share this experience with a legend of the sport.”
Lanzarote International Wheelers Marathon 2012 will be held in Costa Teguise on December 9th and hopes to attract wheelchair athletes from across the globe to participate in the event. Sands Beach resort are offering discounted accommodation and special packages to participants. Contact Rafa Botello for more information.