Guatemalan Athletes Encourage Participation in 2023 Electoral Elections

Within the framework of Electoral elections 2023the athletes of the different disciplines that are practiced in our country went to the polls yesterday to express themselves.

The different athletes, who did not travel to camps or do not participate in international competitions such as the gold Cup or the Central American and Caribbean Gamesattended both the capital and the departments, and left positive messages to encourage the population to follow their example.

As public figures, they are considered referents to be followed by society and issued reflections so that the population complies with going to the polls. Guatemala carried out yesterday a new step in the democratic process that has been taking place since 1985.

Jose Anzueto – Hockey

José Anzueto is a national field hockey team and he had to demonstrate in San Lucas, Sacatepéquez.

Through suffrage we have the decision to choose the destination of greatest benefit for our nation. I wish development in every aspect including sports”, he emphasized.

Mario Pacay Athletics (background)

The national athlete and multiple international medalist Mario Pacay took the opportunity to travel to San Cristóbal, Alta Verapaz, where he cast his vote, before moving to the Central American and Caribbean Games, where he will compete in the 5,000 and 10,000-meter dash.

It is important to let our voice count to elect our next rulers, because in addition to a right it is a duty as citizensPacai said.

Barbara Padilla – Mountaineering

The climber Bárbara Padilla exercised her suffrage at the Valle Verde School, zone 15 of the capital, after accompanying her father, who voted in the same place.

It is very important that we assert our right, but it is also a civic duty and, as Guatemalans, we must fulfill it”, said the athlete.

Edgar Arriaza – Soccer

Former striker Edgar el Camarón Arriaza said: “I have fulfilled my duty” after casting his vote in Villa Nueva.

Arriaza was a scorer with Tipografía Nacional, Comunicaciones and Aurora and was selected nationally on multiple occasions, to be one of the top scorers in Guatemalan football.

Enrique Neutze – Polo

Enrique Neutze attended from the early hours, when the places set up for this exercise opened. The athlete has represented Guatemala in different international competitions in the modality of polo.

As Guatemalan citizens we must exercise our right to decide, to choose the future of our country. Today I did my duty, and you?”, he shared on his social networks.

Ana Sofia Gomez – Gymnastics

Olympian Ana Sofía Gómez voted in the Belén Institute for Young Ladies, in zone 1, and she was amused, because she did so in the same room where she received classes years ago.

All Guatemalans must make our right to vote valid, since with each one we make the change we need for our society”, explained the now coach.

Ana Lucía Martínez – Soccer

The legionnaire player of the Pomigliano team, from the Italian Serie A, Ana Lucía Martínez, took advantage of the leave to leave the concentration of the Women’s National Team, which is preparing for the Central American and Caribbean Games, and went to the polls, with her dad.

The vote gives us the power to lead our country to a better destination, that is why it is important to make use of this duty, for a better nation”, he stated.

2023-06-26 22:58:05
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