The governor assured that investment in sports contributes to a healthier society.
Chiapas today // MDR
TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ.- During the delivery of equipment to the Center for Medicine and Applied Sports Sciences (Cemecad), Governor Rutilio Escandón Cadenas highlighted that his government is an ally of sport, so he will continue to invest in this area, to ensure that the and the athletes have the best competition conditions and place Chiapas at the highest national and international level.
“Sport is one of the fundamental actions to advance our beloved entity, that is why today we assist and equip this specialized medical complex, because our desire is that athletes are well, have more motivation. and do not stop its march “, period.
The president highlighted that sport is an important tool to take care of health, be in shape and combine spiritual values, therefore, despite the difficulties of the health contingency, a great effort is made so that the resource reaches and the sports infrastructure, thus contributing to a healthier society.
After applauding the good behavior of the population and the work of health personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic, Escandón Cadenas said that although Chiapas is a national example in the fight against coronavirus, it is essential not to trust and strengthen preventive measures . to prevent it from growing back.
Highlighting the importance of having decent and modern facilities for the development of sport, the Director General of the Sports Institute of the State of Chiapas, Tania Valeria Robles Velázquez, declared that this investment of more than 4 million pesos will promote quality care. and integral towards the more than 5 thousand athletes of the entity, within the framework of the accompaniment to recover the physical exhaustion of the training and competitions.
“It is important to have functional services and above all that they are accompanied by a good team of doctors so that all our athletes have an adequate physical and mental balance to achieve each of their goals,” he said. declares.
Finally, the athlete Eduardo Maximiliano García Betanzos recognized the efforts of the authorities to provide the necessary tools to strengthen their sports capabilities. “This is the first step so that the work of our coaches is supported by the support of dentists, psychologists, nutritionists and physiatrists, who will help us to be better,” he said.
The following were present: the president of the Youth and Sports Commission of the State Congress, Aída Guadalupe Jiménez Sesma; the national and selected Judo champion, Ariana del Carmen de la Cruz Clemente; and speed skating, Yoselin Paniagua Mendoza; the regional silver medal winner in Greco-Roman wrestling, Fernando Pérez Trejo; as well as athletes and sports medicine specialists.