More than 60 athletes from different municipalities of the country gathered this February 13, at the Alexis Argüello Sports Center, to participate in the First National Weightlifting Championship, organized by the Mayor's Office of Managua through the Sports Directorate and the Nicaraguan Federation of Power.
This first meeting, had the participation of male competitors and a prominent presence of female athletes, who exhibited all their potential, to achieve the first places in this sport, which in recent years has had excellent acceptance.
This competition was held in 15 impressive categories, 7 female and 8 male.
Noel González, Sports Director of the Municipality, highlighted the Good Government's support for all initiatives that promote healthy recreation for Nicaraguan children and adolescents.
“We are happy to help all sports disciplines, especially federations, today we held this National Powerlifting Championship (Weightlifting), where athletes can show themselves, we have a great female participation and we will continue to support all athletes in the different disciplines ”, stated González.
For his part, Oscar Matute, President of the Nicaraguan Federation of Power, emphasized that "fortunately and with the support of the Good Government we have had a very good boom in this discipline and the calls have been massive."[vc_images_carousel images=”37954,37955,37956,37957,37958,37959,37938,37939,37940,37941,37942,37943,37944,37945,37946,37947,37948,37949,37950,37951,37952,37953″ img_size=”large”]