The Chapin Municipal Stadium will host the Spanish Athletics Masters Championships from June 22 to 25, organized by the RFEA and the Andalusian Athletics Federation together with the Jerez City Council and the Cadiz Provincial Council. As stated by Enrique López Cuenca, vice-president of the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation and the Andalusian Federation, the event will have 1,500 athletes “since it is an emerging category that has athletes who have recently emerged from the elite competition of competition and other athletes”. which also demonstrate the great moment that ‘master’ athletics is experiencing in our country, as a demonstration that sport is synonymous with well-being and quality of life.
In this sense, the Representative of Sports and Rural Affairs, Jesús Alba, thanked “the new commitment of the RFEA and the Andalusian Federation, and especially its president, Enrique López Cuenca, to Jerez and the renovated athletics facilities of the Chapin Stadium. A huge Attachment to holding competition that would contribute to the revitalization of the local economy through sport, as happened last year when Chapin hosted the Spanish Under 18 Championship and the Andalusian Athletics Championship.
Not in vain, as the president of the federation commented “Reservations are already being made in hotels in Jerez and the region for the dates of the competition, and it is becoming difficult” given the influence and dynamism of the sport that each enters the year. The city where the Spanish Masters Championship is held.
López Cuenca said that “we are happy to be back in Jerez. Our commitment and that of the City Council is clearly reflected here. The facilities have been remodeled and the mutual commitment was to fill the facility with life, as That happens every day with local clubs, and now we bring the biggest Spanish championship ever held. We exceed 1,500 athletes every year. The economic and sporting impact is guaranteed”.
The event will be a sporting spectacle of the highest level” with an emerging category that fortunately responds to the social reality we live in today, where we perceive sport practice as a means to improve the quality of life. Many Athletes come to make a mark and many others come with their families to enjoy being together in competition”, explained the President of the Andalusian Federation and Vice President of the RFEA.
It is common for athletes who have recently left elite competition to participate in the Master’s Championship in Spain. In this sense, López Cuenca recalled that a regular in this championship is Reyes Estevez, “a national benchmark who likes to compete in this category, and it is a pleasure to see him like Domingo Ramon, Sánchez Vargas or Irene Pelayo”. It’s a spectacle”.