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Lluís Meléndez

Lluís Meléndez Gardeñas was the driving force behind racewalking in the Spanish state. He participated in the Antwerp Olympic Games in 1920.

After retiring from his sporting career, he was a trainer, journalist and sports manager. During the last years of this journalistic career he specialised in the Olympic movement and was a special envoy at the Olympic Games in Helsinki (1952), Rome (1960) and Tokyo (1964).

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