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Participation of the Morelos boxing team begins in the Conade 2022 National Games

• Tabata Morales and David Hernández have a ticket to the semifinals with a guaranteed bronze; they will fight for the pass to the final The Mor


• Tabata Morales and David Hernández have a ticket to the semifinals with a guaranteed bronze; they will fight for the pass to the final

The boxing squad has already debuted at the Conade 2022 National Games (National Commission for Physical Culture and Sports), at the María del Rosario Espinoza Multipurpose Gymnasium, in Culiacán, Sinaloa, with an outstanding participation by Tabata Alexandra Morales Rojas and Carlos David Hernández Romero, who are guaranteed two more medals for the entity.

This was reported by the general director of the Institute of Sport and Physical Culture of the State of Morelos (Indem), Germán Villa Castañeda, indicating that, in the quarterfinal round, Tabata had an impeccable debut, winning by way of knockout against his similar from Baja California Sur, Daniela Salazar, who ended up on the canvas after receiving a withering right hand in the second round from the nicknamed “Tibetan Princess”.

For his part, David, who is a native of the town of Ahuatepec de Cuernavaca, walked by in the round of 16 series because his rival in turn did not show up for the fight; while, in the quarterfinals, he surprised with a power performance above the ring, defeating Josué Rubio from the host state by split decision.

With these results, both boxers go to the semifinals of the youth category 17-18 years of age, featherweight division 54-57 kilograms (Morales Rojas) and lightweight 60 kilograms (Hernández Romero), securing the bronze medal; however, they are determined to go for more in their next commitment and move on to the final contest of the fair where the future Olympic stars of Mexico participate.

It should be noted that, in the junior sector 15-16 years of age, the state representatives Diego Jiménez and Oswaldo Gama also debuted in the Conade Nationals, losing to their peers from Jalisco and Chihuahua, respectively; however, the head of Indem specified that “there is nothing to regret, since competing against the best in the country is already an act of respect and admiration.”

Finally, Germán Villa pointed out that the next to climb the string and defend the Morelos banner with a clenched fist are Jahir Ruiz, Tania Valentina ‘La Metralletita’ Perches, Emiliano Marino, Leonardo ‘El Zurdo’ Díaz, José María Carbajal and Hugo Nepomuceno , who in case of winning their first fight, would also have a guaranteed medal.