The Spanish Marco Polo

MARCA talks to Mondelo's career highlights

Lucas Mondelo joined in the last five years 9 major titles at club level and 2 gold and 3 silver with Spanish Selection in different categories, making it undoubtedly the King Midas World Women's Basketball

The three consecutive Women's Chinese Leagues you just got to Shanxi join the Euroleague, Spanish Liga, two Super Cups of Spain, one European Super Cup and Copa de la Reina already had with Perfumerías Avenida as well as the silver medal in the World 2014 and the gold medal in the Eurobasket 2013 with the Spanish Women Absolute, and gold and silver Spanish national team U20 European Women in 2010 and 2011 and silver in the U19 World 2009 where he came to defeat America.

After two games in China, Lucas Mondelo was about to be fired. "Here the immediate triumph want" says the female Spanish coach, who just won their third women's league in the Asian giant with the Shanxi Rui Flame. Team owner did not understand his methods and fit the pieces takes time. These days, after a celebratory dinner, said, "To you I will not take anyone anywhere. Your worst enemy will be yourself" Very Chinese proverb.

Last year, he went to China after two days of taking the team to the silver in the World. Just rested. Now it will take a few days holiday and next week will return to Spain.  Think about the June European Hungary and Romania. The selection focuses on 10 May.

At stake will defend the gold two years ago and Olympic Plaza for Rio. "Just ask the skeleton of the selection is good, not sick or injured. The rest is on our side" sentence. Only the former Soviet Union has repeated title. Another challenge for the conqueror Mondelo.