The Barefoot Runner

Ivan Raña Fuentes

'The Animal' who wants to compete barefoot.

"In the institute they called him 'Matao'. They laughed at him because he was different. It was funky. "That at age 14 a boy would prefer to take advantage of his free time to go to run in the mountains or swim, it wasn't normal in a small town like mine," recalled Iván Raña, triathlon world champion in 2002 and three times Olympic"

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