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Full name Luis Alberto Hernando Alzaga
Nationality Spanish
Born 27 September 1977 (1977-09-27) (age 44)
Height 1.84 m
Weight 73 kg
Country  Spain
Sport Skyrunning
Trail running
Mountain running
Ski mountaineering
Cross-country skiing

Luis Alberto Hernando (born 27 September 1977) is a Spanish male sky runner champion and before, as biathlete, also competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics.


He has won four gold medals in two different sports, trail running and sky running, two at Trail World Championships (2016, 2017), and two at the Skyrunning World Championships (2014, 2016).

In his long carrier, Hernando has achieved international results in five different sports.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
2010 World Championships Italy Premana 3rd SkyMarathon 3:11:00
2014 World Championships France Chamonix 1st Ultra SkyMarathon (80 km) 10:25:52
2016 World Championships Spain Lleida 1st Ultra SkyMarathon (105 km) 12:53:42
Trail running
2015 World Championships France Annecy-le-Vieux 2nd Individual 8:19.06
2016 World Championships Portugal Gerês 1st Individual 8:20.26
2017 World Championships Italy Badia Prataglia 1st Individual 4:23.31
Ski mountaineering
2017 Military World Games Russia Sochi 1st Team race 2:57:23
3rd Team 2:57:23
2006 Olympic Games Italy Turin 80th Individual 59:54.4
82nd Sprint 32:26.0
Cross-country skiing
2007 World Cup Norway Beitostoelen 19th Relay 4 x 10 km 1:49:49.2
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