Mexican group pushing jai-alai for 2024 olympics Posted on September 5, 2017 at 09:57:17 AM by Tiger
They want the jai alai at the Olympics
by Patricia Peña, September 2, 2017, 23:32
This weekend will be realized the National Championship Basket Punta fronton in the capital of the country.
This meeting brings together the most outstanding Mexican players in the Real Club Spain, where the Mexican Federation of Frontón hopes to consolidate the best in the country with a view to adding it to the Olympic cycle and entering the official program of 2024.
"We believe that we can go forward in that sense and that above all we serve for the massification, so that the young people of this country continue activating, continue to practice new sports, so that Mexico regains to the level in this sport that had many ago years with which we can enter again to that process of Olympic Games and the possibility of having a cycle of Central American Games, Pan American Games and the Olympic fair ", said the Subdirector of Physical Culture of the Conade, Manuel Portilla Diéguez.
The National Basket Basket Championship will have the participation of 21 couples, including two from Jalisco with pelotaris from private clubs. Participants will be selected to select the two couples who will represent Mexico at the World Championships in Biarritz, France, at the end of the year.
The Director General of the Frontón Mexico, Alejandro Gaona, said he was pleased with the invitation of the Conade and the federation to host this great sporting event, which will help to promote this sport and reborn, grow as in times when our country had great pelotaris, "this is part of that great start, boosting the growth of this sport."