The first sporting event of his mandate allowed the President of the Republic, Gustavo Petroshare in Casa de Nariño with a part of the Colombian delegation that will represent the country in the XII South American Games of Asunción 2022which will be from October 1 to 15.
Two of the 498 athletes that make up the national delegation received from the first
the national flag is mandatory.
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the skater, Gabriela Rueda, and the weightlifter, Santiago Rodallegas, As flag bearers, in addition to expressing the pride that they feel for being one, they thanked the Government for its support for their preparation for the first event of the Olympic cycle towards Paris 2024.
“That the delegation is divided almost equally, both men and women, is
an expression of national diversity, of its ethnic and regional origins. The reality that genders must be equal in a democratic society. you guys
represent an undoubted effort, here we give them the symbolic starting point, it is a
effort of you, your coaches and the group of people who have taken you to the South American Games and hopefully beyond, to the Olympic Games in Paris”, highlighted President Petro in the Gobelins room.
Colombia, which will compete in 34 sports, defends the South American crown, obtained
four years ago in Cochabamba, Bolivia, when he won first place in the medal table
with a total of 239 medals (94 gold, 74 silver and 71 bronze), surpassing Brazil (204,
90 gold) and Venezuela (157, 43 gold).
“I am very happy to represent my colleagues as the flag bearer for Asunción 2022. I know that we will give a very good representation as a delegation, said Gabriela Rueda, recent Bolivarian champion and who will be one of the 247 women in the delegation.
For his part, the weightlifter, Santiago Rodallegas, who was also gold in Valledupar,
took advantage of the space to commit his talent in search of defending the title and
congratulate the Minister of Sports, María Isabel Urrutia, who was her coach during her youth stage: “María Isabel Urrutia was a fundamental part of my professional and sports training. Even today, she remains my mentor.”
Ministry of Sport for the Olympic cycle in Paris contributed in this term of 2022, a total of
37,100 million pesos, of which 6,700 million were allocated for the Games
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