Sport, characters, conferences and a lot of fun were the ingredients of the third day of the Salon du Sport

The third day of the Sports Fair has become a parade of stars from the world of sports, a free event that takes place within the framework of the Cali Fair until Friday, December 30 at the Jaime Aparicio Sports Unit.

Former goalkeeper Óscar Córdoba, who together with his family did not miss a second of the 3×3 basketball challenge, while his children, Vanessa and Adrián, showed off their basketball skills. “We felt very good enjoying the Cali Sports Fair,” said Óscar.

Farid Mondragón, Óscar Tunjo, among other athletes, enjoyed the competitions, the trade fair and all the activities of the Sports Fair, while inviting all Cali and visitors to enjoy another alternative within the framework of the Fair athletic. , with a varied program from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Lina Arce, from the El Porvenir district, thanked the Cali Mayor’s Office and the Sports Secretariat for offering different alternatives at this time for everyone’s enjoyment. “Sports fans are happy to have this free space, full of sports, athletes, competitions and fun for all,” he said.

Combat sports also shone on this day, where the best representatives of karate participated in the sports exhibitions at Expo Sport.

In the men’s open category, Juan Felipe Landázury, under 75 kg; Juan David Forero of 60 kg; Juan Camilo Galindez of 60 kg; Andrés Lerma under 84 kg and Diego Lenis ‘El Ninja’ over 84 kg. Here, they all competed to accumulate points and be winners.

In the women’s branch were world medalists Wendy Mosquera, Geraldine Peña, Johanna Alomía and Sofía Guarín. In the end, the spectators enjoyed high-level fights, which served as preparations to add fights for the National Games and to close the Olympic cycle.

“We feel very good, we are from Florida and my son is taking part in the chess tournament. We are very happy, the atmosphere is very pleasant, we are happy to be at the Salon du Sport,” said William Ramírez.

The boxing ring exploded with emotion, with the competitions of professional boxers showing their good fight. Colombian and Mexican fighters like Ulises ‘Toro’ Tovar, Santiago Ortiz, Alejo ‘La Pesadilla’ Montes, Armando Fontalvo among others have leveled the ring.

Within Expo Sport, the academic agenda was highlighted, where experts addressed issues related to high performance, professionalization strategies, healthy nutrition for athletes, the creation and development of sports brands, among others. Speakers included Jackeline Rentería, Wilson Canizales, Alejandra Lugo, Jefferson García, Nicolás Cepeda and other experts.

This Thursday, December 29, the Sports Fair will continue with activities for everyone, such as the Expo Sport trade pavilion, delivery of athletic racing kits, boxing, billiards, hockey and chess competitions, Expocar ​​​​fun and the Tunjo Museum. ., and many other activities for everyone.

Schedule with your family and enjoy the sports fair at the Jaime Aparicio Sports Unit (Pan American Courts), in the best style of #CaliCiudadSports

Erika Arce

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Release date 28/12/2022

Last modification 28/12/2022

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