There is no doubt that the Odesur 2022 Games managed to enhance patriotism, demonstrating that support for the different athletes who strive every day to represent the country in the best way should not be neglected.
But beyond that, it is important to highlight the economic impact that it continues to provide thanks to the 50,000 foreign tourists who have already arrived in the country. Between athletes and sports officials in the first seven days of the Asunción 2022 South American Games, according to Diego Galeano Harrison, Minister of the National Sports Secretariat and President of the Local Organizing Committee of the Odesur Games.
Taking stock of the progress of 50% of the Games, Harrison mentioned the official figure provided by the General Directorate of Migration on the afternoon of this Saturday.
Likewise, the head of sports, affirmed that 15,000 people were present at the opening ceremony of the Games in the Defensores del Chaco Stadium, described as one of the best events of recent times.
As for the participants in the Games, Galeano Harrison commented that 120,000 people have already entered the different sports venues.
“Let’s continue enjoying this party, as Paraguayans that we are, let’s feel proud of this event, but above all, let’s support it as good Paraguayans that we are,” he emphasized in a message to the public published by Galeano Harrison this Saturday.
The South American Games take place in Asunción and the Metropolitan Area, Encarnación and next week on the ITAIPU Channel (Parque de Piracema) in Hernandarias, bringing together athletes from 15 countries who compete in 34 sports and 53 modalities, receiving great support and admiration from the Paraguayan and foreign public that support massively with their presence and applause.