The initiation of selling cakes and the fact that this activity has been made public in the media and social networks, land allowed the athlete Lorena Ríos to receive support of the Government of Santa Cruz and the mayor of the Santa Cruz capital, Jhonny Fernández, to attend the Ibero-American Athletics Championship, to be held in Alicante, Spain.
the athlete, who She is the national high jump champion. With a record of 1.74 meters, his participation in the event that will take place from May 20 to 22 is guaranteed.
Last week it was Governor Luis Fernando Camacho who granted the tickets to the Santa Cruz athlete and this Monday the Departmental Sports Service, in charge of Carlos Dabdoub, also gave her their support by accompanying her in her training and supporting her with infrastructure, equipment and medical cabinet.
“I am very happy for all the support received, I thank the Government and the Departmental Sports Service for everything. When they told me they would pay for my ticket, I couldn’t believe it. I already have the help and everything I need. Now they have taken their time to come and see me train and see what else I need”, said Lorena.
Over the weekend, the mayor of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Jhonny Fernández, did not want to remain indifferent and also decided to support her financially for her trip to Spain, where more than 500 athletes from 24 countries will compete.
“We join that desire that we Cruceños have to have our representative, not only as Santa Cruz but as a country in these international events, tell her that she has our support, today we are going to do it not as Mayor’s OfficeFernandez said.
On that occasion, Lorena Ríos also thanked the support of the municipal authority and now focuses its gaze only on the sporting aspect.