Intense day on the second day of the 2022 Senior Games in León

León, Gto.- A true day of screaming was experienced on the second day of Senior Games Mexico 2022, which has the Enrique Fernández Martínez Sports Unit as its main stage and where more than 700 adults over 30 years of age from all over the world watch the action. country, the United States, Curaçao and Canada.

It was an extremely intense day in which new records were seen, innovative cheers, a great display of camaraderie and joy in each of the corners of the headquarters unit.

Firstly, the Jalisco World Cup player Carlos Salazar Flores set a new record on the second day of the Senior Games Mexico 2022, because at 90 years old, he established himself as the oldest participant, in addition to sweeping his debut in the pool, as he won gold in the three tests in which he participated.

José López was the best in 200 backstroke, 65-69 years old with 3:44.19, the same as Obed Hernández, in 60-64 years old with 4:06.78. In ladies, same test and category of 75-79, Catalina Barreiro dominated with 7: 14.52, as well as in 70-74, Luz Olvera with 5: 09.30 and in 65-69, Elsa Saldaña with a time of 4: 59.91.

On the second day of athletics within the 100 meters M-45, Lucell Bonilla, from Puebla was champion with a time of 15.52. In the 3000 meters M-70, the place of honor in the men’s branch went to José Reyes, from Aguascalientes with 19:45.60.

The long jump M-65, the gold went to Veracruz with María Camacho who marked 2.71 meters. The M-60 was dominated by María Ledezma from Mexico with 2.99 meters, while in M-40, victory went to Veroni Sandoval from Jalisco.

In the men’s branch, Vidal Tovar, from Veracruz, was the best in Over 80 years with 2.15 m, as was Juan Velázquez from Guanajuato, who won the M-65 with 3.74 meters, and William Van Heyniguen, from Curaçao, who dominated the older than 60 years with 4 meters.

In judo, Ricardo Morales, from Querétaro was the best in 100 kilograms M1, as well as Genaro Palma, from Tabasco in M2 and Julián Gutiérrez from Veracruz, in M4.

In more than 100 kilograms, Demetrio Cruz from Veracruz bathed in gold in M2, as did Jaime Flores from the capital, in M3, and Jorge Martínez, from Mexico City, in M4. Roberto Balderas, from Tamaulipas, achieved victory in 81 kilograms. In 73 kilograms, Luis Corona from the capital won gold.

In F4, Jazmín Espinoza from Querétaro won first place in 78 kg, while Claudia Martínez, from Querétaro, climbed to the top of the podium in F1. Maribel Celayos, from Mexico City, took the victory in more than 78 kilos, F3, as did Cecilia Martínez, from Tamaulipas, who was the best in 52 kilograms in F4.

Josefina López from the capital dominated in 63 kilos. Federico Torres, from Sinaloa did the same in 60 kilograms, while Jesús Armando Ortiz, from Querétaro was the best in 66 kg.

On this day it was announced that the facilities of the Mexican Olympic Committee (COM) from April 28 to May 1 of next year will be in charge of hosting the next edition of the Senior Games Mexico, which caused great joy on the part of the participants, who can already be glimpsed in this great competition.

For this Sunday, the last 5×5 basketball days will take place, as well as a race and an indoor triathlon.


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