Sotogrande hosts the start of the most feminine polo season
Courts Sotogrande They give the go-ahead to a new polo season that will have more female fame than ever before. The new session begins with the presence of three women in Iberian polo tour In celebration during this Holy Week of the new edition of Jose Ignacio Domec Monument.
Pelayo Berazade, at the head of the organization, celebrates that in this edition, up to three teams of the eight participants have women on the list of polo players for the tournament. Women will be participating in the competition United kingdomAnd Belgium And Spain.
Polo is a sport in clear growth, especially in the women’s sector. This is evidenced by the arrival of an elite group of three characters who will be key to their teams this season. they Allison Clark in the team ‘Chinese’And Mary Goodenerin it “maybe”And Maria Kerch in “cauliflower”.
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Names that are examples of the growing trend of women’s polo in one of the world’s most important tournaments being champions at the start of the season. The Iberian Polo Tour will start the transcendental part of its competition next April with the “Memorial José Ignacio Domecq” Cups, Jerez Polo Cuphe Spain championshiphe Monument to the Duke of Alba and the Andalusian championship.
Later, already in May, it was “Bold Cup”which will be held in Royal Polo Club in Barcelona. In June, Spain’s top-level polo will move to the capital for the prestigious tournament “Copa del Rey” there is chance The Royal Iron Gate Club.
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With the celebration of this season and the exponential growth of female leadership, the fruits of one of the great goals that polo worldwide and the Spanish Polo Federation have set in recent years are beginning to emerge. Women, who have traditionally been overshadowed in the world of sports and especially in this way, are starting to see the light year after year with victories like the one they reaped at the start of the 2023 season.
A more feminine pole
The traditional situation, which many women have been victims of lately, is having to play in the men’s teams, where they have shown their phenomenal level. However, some time ago, the women’s tournaments held, especially in the summer season, showed the significant growth of this aspect of polo in regions such as Sotogrande.
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There are more and more superstar players traveling the world looking to shine in the best stadiums. Stars like Argentina have met in Sotogrande in recent years Leah Salvowho was declared world champion in April 2022 at the first Women’s World Cup in history held in Argentina, Clara CassinaAnd Izzy MacGregor or spanish Carla Alvarez also Alicia Jarador.
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