Nacho Sáez became the School World Champion in the 400 metre running category this year. He is a student at the Colegio San Patricio, El Soto Campus in Madrid, Spain. Sport has remained one of the basic pillars of the school since its establishment in 1958. Nacho has won several titles in the European and World championships. His success is testimony to the role that sport plays in education at Colegio San Patricio.
Sport and health education are an intrinsic part of the curriculum. A focus on physical activity plays a role in the emotional development of adolescents. The school has over 30 basketball teams and encourages football, athletics and volleyball in school competitions.