Dr Juan Manuel Alonso is a Spanish-trained Sports Medicine Consultant who has been working at Aspetar Hospital since May 2013. One of his current roles is the Clinical Lead for the Athletes Screening Service at Aspetar. He has a vast experience in Track and Field athletics and has attended seven Summer Olympic Games and eleven World Outdoor Athletics Championships. He was the Medical Director of the Spanish Athletics Federation from 1996 to 2013. During that period Dr Alonso gained an extensive experience as Team Physician in the daily clinical management of top-class athletes. He was the chair of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Medical and Anti-Doping Commission from 2003 to 2015 with a global responsibility for anti-doping and improving athlete care for all 200 countries in the Athletics Federation. Dr Alonso has published multiple papers and several book chapters on sports injuries and illnesses in Athletics, the impact of heat on sports, and on stress fractures. He was the Chief Medical Officer for Qatar Olympic Team at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Dr Alonso has expertise in Major Sport Event Medical Cover having been the Medical Director of IAAF World Athletics Championships Seville 1999 and Doha 2019.