The CPE President will review the successes of the Spanish Paralympic Games in the last games, in which they collected 36 medals
MADRID, October 17 (European press) –
The President of the Spanish Paralympic Committee (CPE), Miguel Carballeda, will review the present and future of the Paralympic movement and the performance of Spanish athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday (10:00 a.m.) at the Europa Press Sports Breakfast, the event to be held at El Beatriz Auditorium in Madrid.
At EP Sports Breakfasts, sponsored by DAZN, Loterías y Apuestas del Estado, Repsol and UnicajaBanco, Miguel Carballeda will analyze the role of the Spanish Paralympians at Tokyo 2020, winning 36 medals, 9 gold, 15 silver and 12. bronze.
Among them is swimming silver medalist Teresa Perales, who has added her 27th medal at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo and who will receive the 2021 Princess of Asturias Prize for Sport at the Campoamor Theater in Oviedo next Friday, October 22.
The event, which will follow all coronavirus health recommendations, will be attended by the President of the Supreme Council for Sport (CSD), José Manuel Franco; CSD Director General of Sport Albert Soler; Deputy Minister of Sports of the Community of Madrid, Alberto Tomei; General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Miguel Sagara; the general directors of ADO, Jose Antonio Fernandez; and the CSD Youth Foundation, Félix Jordán.
This forum is the second of the 14th season of ‘Desayunos Deportivos’, after it was opened by the president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales, in mid-July shortly after Spain reached the semi-finals at Euro 2020.
In previous tournaments, women’s soccer coach Jorge Velda and worlds Amanda Sampedro, Mario Caldente and Silvia Messegger analyzed their participation before traveling to the World Cup in France. Later, under the title “Motor” with the “M” for women, two female pilots Ana Carrasco, the first world champion in the Supersport 300; Sarah Garcia, World Injury Champion; Tatiana Calderon, the first woman to race in Formula 2, and Marta Garcia, the only Spanish driver in the WSeries.
the head of the CPE himself, Miguel Carballeda; Teresa Perales, the Spanish athlete with the most medals (27) at the Paralympics; athlete Gerard Dawn Riga, Paralympics, 400m world and European champion; Cyclist Ricardo Ten, world track and road champion and bronze medalist in Tokyo, provided an x-ray of the national Paralympic sport ahead of the initial postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games due to the pandemic.
Under the title “Repsol, 50 years of support and victories in motorsport” Carlos Sainz, two-time World Rally Champion, three-time Dakar Champion and Princess of Asturias 2019 Sports Award; Jorge Martinez “Aspar”, MotoGP World Quad Champion and “MotoGP Legend” title; And Tony Bo, a twenty-nine time test world champion, analyze the origins and reasons why Spain has become a world power in motorsports and motorsports.
President of the Royal Spanish Winter Sports Federation, MyBios; Paula Fernandez-Ochoa, head of the USSR Women’s and Snow Team, jockey Regino Hernandez, bronze at the 2018 PyeongChang Games, and Olympic skater Juan del Campo spoke about Blanca Fernandez-Ochoa’s legacy.
And Movistar General Manager Eusebio Unzué, former cyclists Pedro ‘Perico’ Delgado, Angel Arroyo and Pablo Lastras, and former road cycling world champion Alejandro Valverde reviewed 40 years of successes ‘from Reynolds to Movistar’, the riders added 930 A victory, seven rounds, four giros, four Vueltas España and four world championships.
The main actors of national sports
In previous campaigns, national and international sports champions have reviewed the “sports breakfast”, as have managers of clubs, sports organizations and bodies, athletes and ex-athletes from multiple disciplines.
Among them, María José Renda, first president of the Department of Social Development, her predecessors Jaime Lisavitsky, Albert Soler, José Ramon Leyte and Miguel Cardinal, and her predecessors Irene Lozano and José Manuel Franco; LaLiga President Javier Tebas, RFEF President, Luis Rubiales, AFE, David Aganzo, ACB, Antonio Martin, and the Spanish Federation of Basketball (FEB), Jorge Garbajosa.
Likewise, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Real Valladolid, Ronaldo Nazario de Lima. Atletico Madrid, Enrique Cerezo, current FC Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, former Real Madrid coach Ramon Calderon, former national football coach Vicente del Bosque, and former Liverpool and Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez.
Heads of national federations filled the sport, then Athlete’s Association (AD) president Caetano Martinez de Irojo, Olympic champions Lydia Valentine and Carolina Marin; riders Marc Marquez, Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo, Maverick Vinales, Alex Crevel and “12 +1” world champion Angel Nieto; Marc Coma and Stephan Peterhansel, “Monsieur Dakar”; Swimmers Rafa Muñoz, Ashwin Wildeboer and Mireia Belmonte, “Sinkro” Una Carbonell and Raquel Corral, and golfer Miguel Angel Jimenez.
Similarly, MAPFRE General Manager at Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), Pedro Campos, Spanish Challenge Captain, Xabi Fernandez, and crew Tamara Ichiguen, considered the first Spaniard in regatta history, and Juan Villa as the best navigator in the world; And world champion coaches Jose Vicente “Pepo” Hernandez, Paco Antequera and Javier Lozano, current president of the National Futsal League (LNFS).
There was no shortage of ex-cyclists Miguel Indurain, five-time Tour champion; Alberto Contador, two-time Giro and Tour winner and three-time La Vuelta champion; Joachim Burrito Rodriguez; And the best Spanish player and basketball player of all time, Fermin Cacho and Amaya Valdemoro.
Former Madrid Mayor Alberto Ruiz Gallardon, and former CEOs of the Madrid 2016 and Madrid 2020 Olympic candidates, Mercedes Cojean and Victor Sanchez, analyzed the options for the Spanish capital’s project to organize the country’s second Olympic Games. .
International attendance: IOC, NBA, JJOO
Representatives of international organizations also attended the “breakfast” such as the then Vice-President of the International Olympic Committee, Spain’s Juan Antonio Samaranch Salisac; Former London Olympic and Paralympic Ambassador, Lord Sebastian Coe, current President of World Athletics, formerly IAAF; Former UK Ambassador to Spain Giles Paxman; Former Managing Director of Volvo Ocean Racing (VOR) Knut Frostad, and former Deputy General Manager of ASO Yann Le Moenner.
In addition, the Minister of Extraordinary Security for Major Events in Brazil, André Augusto Passos, the Executive Director of Euroleague, Jordi Bertomeu, the Ambassador of France to Spain, Yves Saint-Jeor, and the Vice President of the National Basketball Association for Europe, East. East and Africa, Spain’s Jesus Bueno, is on the list of participants.
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