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Scholarship reduced to CONADE 2022 National Games medalist

Despite having won the gold medal for Veracruz in the individual table tennis discipline, under 19 category in the CONADE National Games 2022the young man Roger Castro Hernandez received for months as a prize a reduction in his sports scholarship by the Veracruz Sports Institute.

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Until a few months ago, the young man had been receiving a scholarship of 8 thousand pesos a month, with which he paid part of his expenses in Europe, where he studies and plays table tennis, but in each official event he represents the Veracruz state.

Without further notice, they only reduced his scholarship to just 2 thousand pesos a month by the IVD.

Despite this, the athlete from Veracruz Roger Castro Hernandez Yesterday he won the gold medal in the individual table tennis discipline, men’s sub19 category, by beating his rival from Jalisco 3 games to 2 at the CONADE 2022 National Games.

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Castro Hern├índez, originally from Xalapa, Veracruz, also participated in the men’s under 19 doubles category, teaming up with Rodrigo Ballester, achieving the silver medal.

With these results, the international table tennis player secured a place in the Pan American Games that will take place in Argentina next August.

The Veracruz-born table tennis player is 17 years old and has been practicing table tennis since he was five, with the project of participating in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

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