Thursday, June 1, 2023

Flagging off the IMSS delegation for the National Games

Hector García Antonio, Director of Technical Coordination of Physical Culture and Sports, holds the flag of the delegation of athletes from 10 different IMSS sports disciplines who won their pass to the final stage of the CONADE National Games at the Juan Moises Calleja Theater. ,

During the protocol ceremony, García Antonio said that since 2013 the IMSS withdrew from the national system of competitions, it did not participate in this type of competition, he also recalled that in 2020 it suffered from the pandemic which caused the CONADE national The Games were cancelled, so the institute was recovering till 2021-2022, where 400 athletes participated in the qualifying stage, out of which only 45 athletes reached the final stage in 3 disciplines Taekwondo, Athletics and Judo.

This 2023, for the first time under the National Program of Physical Activation for Health-IMSS, IMSS participates competitively in 4 sports disciplines (Modern Pentathlon, Triathlon, Roller Skating and Cycling), of which there are high hopes. Where we want to return IMSS to high performance sport that is competitive puts IMSS back on the podium as well as a tool for the prevention of non-communicable non-degenerative chronic physical disorders among the entire eligible population. Promotes activity. Diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity. He also highlighted the infrastructure of IMSS in the Games; 2 baseball fields, 84 swimming pools, 65 soccer fields, 91 basketball courts, 91 multipurpose courts, 63 volleyball courts, 95 gyms and 8 athletic tracks, where not enough was invested in the previous administration to keep them in top condition. “Sport is preventive medicine, and what we are about is accessible, inclusive, practical medicine that is easy to do and, above all, free.

García Antonio, I urge the children and youth to represent the institution, give their best and fight to achieve their dreams and not let anyone tell them they can’t do something. If you have a goal, don’t ignore it, because achievements belong to the dreamers who fought to achieve their goals.

It should be noted that the greatest glories of Mexican sports were present, who have raised the name of our country at the sporting level, such as Mariana “La Barbie” Juárez, four-time world champion in professional boxing, world taekwondo champion, Carlos Adrián Sanores Acevedo, High Diving World Cup Champion, Adriana Jimenez and CMLL professional wrestler, Dragon Rojo Jr.; Who took advantage of this opportunity to give emotional and encouraging words to the youth so that they remain winners and give a high place to the institute.

The event did not lack emotion, as the National Anthem and later the Social Security Anthem, paying homage to the banner of their motherland, with emotional words addressed to their children, gave a touch of solemnity and emotion.

In the end, the uniforms were delivered to the delegation and with it modern pentathlon coach, Felipe Garnica Barrios, and taekwondo athlete Jocelyn Espinoza Bonilla gave a message of gratitude to the institute for their support, as support had not been seen for many years. Year. He has promoted this by promising to do his best in the game and with this administration. As always IMSS put up a great event, with great expectations, to spark dreams and transform others, we can only wish our young public representatives to bring out the best in themselves, their coaches, parents, Respect teammates and their organization

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