The Parque Hermanos Serdán, the house of the Pericos de Puebla will be the site of the final baseball qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics.
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A month before the start of the Olympic tournament in the Japanese country and after a year of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the guests to fight for the gold medal in baseball will be defined in Mexican lands.
“The ‘Road to Tokyo 2020’ of baseball is now ready and for this I would like to extend the deepest gratitude of the entire WBSC family to the President of Mexico and WBSC Global Ambassador, Andrés Manuel López Obrador; to the general director from CONADE, Ana Guevara, to the State and City of Puebla and to the owners of Pericos “, said Riccardo Fraccari, president of the WBSC.
Australia, the Netherlands, Chinese Taipei and the second and third places in the WBSC America qualifier will be the ones looking for their ticket to Tokyo.
This tournament will be from June 22 to 26.
Mexico, Japan, Israel and South Korea have already qualified for the Olympic Games to be played from July 23 to August 8, 2021.
The Final Baseball Qualifier, from June 22 to 26, will be in Puebla. Teams: Australia, Netherlands, Chinese Taipei, and second and third place in the Americas qualifier that begins Monday in Florida. 4 countries already have an Olympic square: Japan, Israel, Korea and Mexico https://t.co/twtC1PYz0G
– MEX Olympic Committee (@COM_Mexico) May 28, 2021