MARS Inaugurates School Sports Games of Basic Education in La Laguna

The Governor of Coahuila, Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís inaugurated the School Sports Games of Basic Education, in its state stage, in the Laguna Region, who celebrated the entity’s return to sports, educational and cultural activities.

“It was two years without this type of event, but today it is a great satisfaction to see them here. More than 1,500 athletes will be in Torreón and I want to give a round of applause to the parents of the children for all the interest, for all the effort they show, ”she said.

He was sure that this will be a great and unforgettable competition for everyone, and he invited them to visit the Torreón Cable Car for free, as it is one of the greatest attractions of this region.

“As a society, as a government, seeing children and youth in competition is of great pride. Congratulations to all of them”, highlighted Miguel Riquelme.

Román Cepeda González, mayor of Torreón, thanked him for being in this city at such an important event: “He congratulated them for choosing Torreón after the pandemic to hold events like this, it makes me very proud.”

Francisco Saracho Navarro, Secretary of Education of the state, highlighted the presence of students, teachers, coaches and parents who made the effort to be in the Pearl of La Laguna.

“The last edition of the School Games was two years ago. When the pandemic started we put everything on pause and we didn’t have the opportunity to do them.

“Today, children and young people return to the classroom and have resumed the activities that are part of their comprehensive development, I thank the coaches for integrating the participating teams, so that they live this experience.”

Athletics, chess, basketball, badminton, baseball, soccer, handball, taekwondo and volleyball are some of the disciplines that will be participating in seven different venues.



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