Gilberto García, president Fedojudo; Rafael Santiago Morillo, from the Arriba RD Foundation, and Luisa Martínez, Fedojudo secretary, in the delivery of backpacks to children in the camp
SANTO DOMINGO.- With the motto “Solidarity”, the Dominican Judo Federation (Fedojudo) celebrated this Thursday the World Judo Day with the delivery of backpacks to the child athletes who take part in the camp with a view to the Pan American Championship of the category to be held in the country from November 12 to 14.
The children, from the different judo associations in the country, received supplies donated by the Fundación “Arriba RD”, chaired by engineer Rafael Santiago Morillo.
The activity, coordinated by Fedojudo, was held at the National House of that sport as a show of solidarity in the celebration of World Judo Day.
“We celebrate with joy and joy the World Day of our sport. With the motto solidarity. To achieve results to move forward, we always depend on a colleague and we must put it into practice ”, stated Gilberto García, president of Fedojudo, during the event.
“May this October 28 be a day of sharing with sports people, helping with something, being in solidarity with everyone who is close to us,” added the sports leader.
The president of the Fedojudo also congratulated the judo technicians, athletes, coaches and leaders, while pointing out that there is “to understand that solidarity contributes to winning more in our sport.”
Each of the children received a backpack with various supplies. The little judocas who participate in the camp come from San Cristóbal, Jimaní, Nagua, Bonao, La Vega, National District, Santo Domingo, San Juan de la Maguana, Barahona and Azua, among others.
Pan American children’s logistics is going well
The president of the Fedojudo stated that the organization of the Pan American Judo Championship for Children and the Caribbean Cup is progressing satisfactorily.
Gilberto García recalled that the event will take place from November 12 to 14 at the Dominican Fiesta hotel and that the organization is working with the Pan American Judo Confederation.
“We are at full capacity so that everything goes as planned, with total success,” said García, who pointed out that a total of 10 countries have already confirmed.