Sheila Herrero of Spain, one of the
top inline speed skaters in the world,
announced on October 1, 2003 that she is
retiring from competitive inline speed skating.
Sheila has had an impressive career,
which included establishing 4 new world
records, and winning 88 titles at the Spanish Nationals,
36 titles at the European Championships,
15 titles at the World Championships, and
triumphing 49 times at international competitions.
When Sheila announced her retirement,
the Spanish Federation thanked her for
all of the years she contributed to the sport
and they congratulated her on her magnificent
international skating career that was a credit
to her country and her sport.