The COE recognizes the work of La Opinion de Málaga and El Día, newspapers of Iberian Press, in the Tokyo 2020 Games

Family photo of the press awarded by the Spanish Olympic Committee.

The Spanish Olympic Committee held this Wednesday in Madrid a reception for Spanish journalists who came to Japan this summer to cover the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, an appointment marked by restrictions in the Japanese country due to the coronavirus pandemic.

This meeting recognized the work of journalists from Iberian Press Fernando Baudet, from Malaga Opinion, and Manoj Daswani, from El Día, who were present at the Olympic event counting from Japan the news of the Games and of the Canarian and Malaga athletes who competed in the Japanese country.

“I say it convinced: in Tokyo there were 17 medals. Yours is 18. For representing Spanish sport. We speak with pride of athletes, technicians, referees …, but also of the press. We have the best sports press in the world. It is a very important day for me, because you support the Spanish Olympic Committee, Spanish sports, athletes and Spain, “said the president of the COE, Alejandro Blanco, at the event held in Madrid.




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