/IMGA Board Member: 3rd Term/ IOC member, President International Triathlon Union (ITU)
Five year degree in Spanish Language, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1974-1979); Post graduate degree in Sport Administration and Management, Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Spanish National Olympic Committee (1991)
Field hockey, medium and long distance running, trekking, cycling, mountain bike, triathlon (participated in the first triathlon race held in Spain)
Founder (1989) then Secretary General (1989-1994, 1997-2008) then Vice-President (2008-) of the Spanish Triathlon Federation; Founding member of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) as representative of the Spanish Triathlon Federation (1989); Member of the ITU Executive Board (Treasurer) (1992-1994, 2000-2008); Member of the Spanish National Olympic Committee (NOC) (1992-1994, 2000-); President of the European Triathlon Union (a Union made up of 41 federations) (2002-2009); President of the Women and Sport Commission of the Spanish NOC (2004-2009); President of the ITU, which was renamed World Triathlon (TRI) in 2021 (2008-); Member of the Executive Board the Spanish NOC (2010-); Council Member of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) (2011-)
Awards and distinctions
Silver Medal award “Real Orden del Mérito Deportivo Español” for special merits in sport; Gold Medal award “Real Orden del Merito Deportivo”; Olympic Order of the Spanish NOC
Member of the following Commissions: Coordination for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games Nanjing 2014 (2010-2014), International Relations (2012-2015), Women and Sport (2014-2015), Radio and Television (2014-2015), Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport (2015-), Women in Sport (2015-), Evaluation for the Games of XXXIII Olympiad in 2024 (2016-2017), Coordination for the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 (2017-), Coordination for the Games of XXXIII Olympiad Paris 2024 (2017-), Coordination of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad Los Angeles 2028 (2019-); Olympic Solidarity (2017-), Future Host Commission for the Games of the Olympiad (2021-).