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Guanajuato receives boxing and karate macro-regional events with good results

León, Gto.- A total of 180 athletes from four entities in the country competed for their classification to the CONADE National Games in t


León, Gto.- A total of 180 athletes from four entities in the country competed for their classification to the CONADE National Games in the macro-regional events, which were held simultaneously in the city of León in the disciplines of boxing and karate.

Macrocentro León 1 was the venue for the karate regional where Guanajuato swept the rankings by obtaining 50 places heading to the National Games, in practically all categories in kumite and men’s and women’s kata.

In this regard, Erick Argueta Ruiz, president of the State Karate Association, said that the fifty Guanajuato residents would participate in more than 60 tests in the CONADE National Games, for which he anticipated that 2022 will be one of the best years for Guanajuato in this discipline. .

“This will be a historic year for us since due to the pandemic, in 2020, we classified 38 athletes. This will be a record year and obviously one of gold medals in the National Games”he pointed.

Guanajuato had as rivals competitors from Querétaro and Hidalgo.

For its part, in the Deportiva del Coecillo, the stands vibrated with emotion with the presence of more than 104 boxers from Hidalgo, State of Mexico, Querétaro and Guanajuato, who competed for a place in the CONADE National Games.

Guanajuato was represented by 28 boxers from Irapuato, Celaya, León, Jaral del Progreso and Cortazar.

Regarding the results of this macro-region, the president of the Guanajuato Boxing Association, Ernesto Medina, pointed out that the classification of between 7 or 8 boxers and in the CONADE National Games between 5 and 6 medals is predicted for this 2022.

Among the favorites to represent Guanajuato, he listed Celayans Mario and Isaac Flores, Víctor Ponce who was already runner-up in the junior category and David Medina de León, “those are our strong cards but anyone can give a surprise”.

On Saturday the semifinals were held and this Sunday the macro-regional boxing finals will take place.