Within the framework of the Managua 2021 Youth Games, this Sunday, June 13, a new taekwondo competition was held, with the participation of 240 young athletes from the academies, located in districts IV, V, VI and VII of Managua.
This activity was inaugurated by the Mayor of Managua, Reyna Rueda Alvarado, who urged the athletes to fight to achieve their sporting goals and expressed the greeting of Good Government and the commitment to continue supporting sport in its different disciplines.
In these the Managua 2021 Youth Games, more than 200 thousand young people participate in 20 different sports disciplines, including baseball, basketball, futsal, volleyball and boxing, as well as taekwondo, which is one of the sports that has acquired the greatest boom in recent years and that at the national level already has more than 5,000 athletes, according to data from the Nicaraguan Federation of Taekwondo.
The municipal authorities expressed that these games are a sports platform to promote entertainment, fun and integration opportunities in all the territories of our Capital city, with high population density.
This tournament was held at the Sports Center Spain in the categories of 12 to 14 years, 15 to 17 years and 18 to 29 years, where young people gave the best in their sports skills, among them, the adolescent Dasha Chávez, who She said she was happy to practice this sport, which, in addition to the benefit of physical exercise, helps her to have greater concentration.[/vc_column_text][vc_images_carousel images=”41734,41735,41736,41737,41716,41717,41718,41719,41720,41721,41722,41723,41724,41725,41726,41727,41728,41729,41730,41731,41732,41733″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row]