- National teams from Morelos stand out in the event; athletics secured second silver and there is a possibility of a medal in women’s soccer and men’s basketball
The 2022 National Indigenous Sports Meeting has been a complete success in Morelos territory, as athletes from 15 different states of the Mexican Republic have enjoyed two arduous competitive days full of emotion and adrenaline in disciplines such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, athletics and Purepecha ball with a spectacular climate in Oaxtepec, municipality of Yautepec.
The above was reported by the general director of the Institute of Sport and Physical Culture of the State of Morelos (Indem), Germán Villa Castañeda, noting that the entity secured its second medal in the event thanks to the athletics relay corresponding to the 4×1 test. mixed kilometer, made up of Miguel Ávila, Melissa Olea, Ayari Saldívar and Carlos Ramos.
The quartet of athletes from Morelos took possession of the bronzed metal by capturing a time of 14:03.83 (minutes); while the silver badge was taken by Chihuahua thanks to Reyna Bejarano, Leonel Salas, Flora Loya and Daniel Muni (14:03.51); for its part, the Guanajuato ‘team’ took the gold metal through María Otero, Juan Ruiz, Matilde Briseño and Gilberto “Churrito” Sánchez (13:27.26).
Likewise, Germán Villa explained that the men’s basketball team has had a phenomenal performance, since in the group stage it maintained a perfect pace by beating teams such as the State of Mexico, Chihuahua and Sinaloa; while the women’s soccer team stumbled against Chiapas, however, they came out with their arms raised against Campeche and Veracruz.
With these results, both state squads secured their pass to the “big party” of the 2022 National Indigenous Sports Meeting, so this Thursday they will play the semifinal series in search of getting their ticket to the grand final of their respective commitments, which would be played instantly to give way to the official award ceremony and closing of the sports event.
“The more than 650 participating athletes have lodging and food, we thank the National Commission of Physical Culture and Sports (Conade) for allocating to Morelos one of the stellar competitions that takes place every year in our country”, concluded the headline of the Indem.
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Sports party in Morelos by National Indigenous