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IN Sports ON 23 Dec, 2015
"You will be nearer to heaven through a game of football than through the study of a Holy book" -Swami Vivekananda
This famous quote just got proved by the kind gesture of a Spanish cyclist. He kept the hope of humanity even in one of the most competitive atmospheres, alive.
I assure you that you will salute this man after knowing what he did and why he did that.
While the racers at the positions two and three were busy moving rapidly towards the finishing line, there was something epic taking place behind them on the race track.
The cyclist who was racing at the third place and was not having a good day with his bike finally got his cycle punctured. But what followed this incident is something unique.
200 meters from Ismael was his rival Agustin Navarro,37 who was furiously coming to overtake him. But did he overtake?
Paying tribute and recognizing Ismael's 200 meters' lead over him, Agustin decided not to take advantage of a sudden tragedy that struck his rival. Instead, Agustin maintained himself right before Ismael, at the forth position.
Ismael then spoke out his desire of letting Agustin receive the prize(which Agustin refused with decency). The incident duplicated what happened in past with Iván Fernández and Abel Mutai. Share the story with all your friends and help in spreading the spirit.