Ola Salud


From 08 June 2018 to 10 June 2018

Women who have been involved in the implementation of health and safety initiatives in major companies are taking part in a Valencia-Ibiza-Valencia regatta on 8, 9 and 10 June.

With the support of Universo Mujer, the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation (RFEV) and the Volvo Ocean Race. It coincides with World Oceans Day on 8 June and highlights the need to respect marine water quality for a healthier planet.


On 8, 9 and 10 June, 14 women representing major companies took part in the #DesafíoOlaSalud. The participants spent 48 hours together on two sailboats, working as a team and keeping watch at night, under the guidance of expert Olympic and ocean sailors. This pioneering initiative organised meetings on healthy habits among different companies through the women who represent them. The Government classified this Challenge, which is promoted by Quirónprevención , as an “Event of Exceptional Public Interest”, through the Higher Sports Council, within the Universo Mujer programme. It also had the support of the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation (RFEV) and the Volvo Ocean Race.


Quirónprevención is the occupational risk prevention company of the Quirónsalud group. It is currently the leading company in the sector on a national and international level, with more than 5,700 professionals taking care of 190 thousand companies and 4 million workers. It not only promotes preventive culture within organisations, but also in society in general, because it believes that a preventive attitude should go beyond the workplace. Thus, 14 women representing companies such as Grupo EULEN, MC MUTUAL, CEMEX, Enagás, Calidad Pascual, MAXAM, ACCIONA, Saint-Gobain, Carrefour, Telefónica, Siemens-Gamesa, Colorker, Cymi Masa (ACS Group) and Migasa participated in this regatta along with Olympic sailors Iago López-Marra and Diego Botín (Rio 2016 Olympic Games), Pepe Lis (Olympic coach) and Diego Fructuoso (TEAM TELEFÓNICA Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012).

Diego Fructuoso


A professional sailor and Olympic coach.
He has achieved many national and international accomplishments since his beginnings in Olympic sailing.

In cruising sailing, he has participated in the Volvo Ocean Race and features several Atlantic crossings, in addition to many other titles: European Champion, Copa del Rey Champion, etc.

As a coach he has been working with several Olympic teams: Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Switzerland, Brazil, China, etc.