Amateur sport versus football, an unequal balance of victories

the Mexican sports She brought great glory to the country, although there were many differences Specific to each major and specialty, there are also those in question social, cultural and economic. It was the eternal comparison Football as an amateur sportunderstand the complexity involved in this.

No doubt the scathing words Ana Gabriela Guevarageneral manager of National Committee for Physical Culture and Sportsabout him Amateur sport success and the There are no results in footballhas brought with it a series of comparisons between these two aspects in the frame Qatar World Cup 2022 where is the three Failed to be eliminated in the group stage.

“There is talk these days about football, what it cost and what the result of the national team means in this World Cup. We have to be sympathetic because we are Mexico, but There is a big difference because here there are athletes who winGuevara said two weeks before the press.

And it is not to say whether or not there is truth in the guidance data, but without a doubt that disciplines other than football have Great successes In these past four years – during the World Cup process Russia 2018 to Qatar 2022-. Especially in the world championships of every discipline, in terms of who 2018 Athletic feats such as bronze medals are seen in Alexa Moreno At the World Gymnastics Championships in Doha or modern metal obtained in World Taekwondo Championship in Guadalajara 2022.

From World Cup Russia 2018one of the historical chapters written by Mexican football, is Abigail Tree Ladies in it World Cup in the under-17 category Uruguay 2018 and the bronze medal in Tree Manley In the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The first achievement is the highest award obtained within women’s football in our country in all its categories, while the third Olympic place for men is added to pray won it London 2012.

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New victories in the World Cup

In the last years , Amateur sport Witnessed world championships in disciplines outside the group in which Mexican athletes are usually a strength –Diving, Athletics and Taekwondo-. This year’s competition was surprising are bucio At the Parkour World Cup in Sofia, Bulgaria, by winning the gold medal in the Grand Prix Freestyle. after, after, Isabella AburtoAnd the Karina Guadalupe Alanis, Marisela Montemayor, and Beatriz Briones They raised the Mexican flag by placing third at the World Powerboat Championships, Canada 2022, in the women’s kayak method within the K4 500m class.

The year ended with a coronation Mexican Taekwondo Team At the 2022 Guadalajara World Specialty Championships, b Leslie Single, gold with less than 67 kg; Daniela Souza gold in less than 49 kg; Carlos Sansores, gold plus 87 kg; Brian Salazar bronze minus 87 kg; Cesar Rodriguez silver in less than 54 kg; Brandon Square, Bronze minus 58 kg.

Football took the spotlight, but…

the successes in other disciplines happened right Qatar World Cup 2022. Given this, the Mexican national teams It monopolized all the attention this year, snatching away titles and whitewashing taekwondobecause while the trio fails in fencing, taekwondo has taken national standards to the highest level.

However, excessive interest in football did not match the results. Which is that the youth of Mexico were Abroad affiliate Paris Olympics 2024. The same situation dragged women in with the elimination of Tri de Mónica Vergara from World Cup between New Zealand and Australia 2023 and olympicIn addition to the absence of the U-20 men’s category from the World Cup finals.

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On the other hand, the Hobby About to start a file 2023 at any Most Olympic anchors In both world championships and world cup and american and brands to attend the largest summer party compared to world Cup of football As a four-year course to compete for the greatest glory in the sport.

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