Yago Lamela Dies: Ex- Spanish Long Jumper Found Dead

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
May 8, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Yago Lamela, a former Spanish national long jumper, was found dead, it was reported Thursday.

Lamela was 36, and he was found dead in his home in Aviles.

According to Spanish news website RTVE.es, he had suffered from depression in the past. He was admitted to a psychiatric clinic in 2011.

He retired in 2006 due to injuries, but he was a European world-record holder for 10 years.

Lamela was considered the best Spanish long jumper in the country’s history.

Authorities have not disclosed the cause of his death, according to ABC.es. There were no apparent signs of violence.

Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.