Grant Dalton and the America’s Cup champions this Tuesday on EP Sports Breakfasts

Madrid, September 25 (European Press) –

America’s Cup CEO, Grant Dalton, and the latest news on the world’s most prestigious sailing regatta, the next edition of which will be held in Barcelona in 2024, will be the champions of this Tuesday (10:00 AM) Sports Europa Press Breakfasts, the event to be held at the NH Collection Eurobuilding in Madrid.

The New Zealand sailor and manager of the defending champion Emirates Team New Zealand will talk about the sporting outlook and the impact the America’s Cup will have in Barcelona, ​​whose bay will host the regattas in the 37th edition of the Hundred Guineas. Cup between August and October next year.

This forum is the sixth of the fifteenth season of “Sports Breakfasts”, sponsored by DAZN, Loterías y Apuestas del Estado, UnicajaBanco and Vithas, after it was inaugurated by the first president of the League of Women’s Professional Football (LPFF), Beatriz Álvarez, in 2018. December, then that This was followed by then Spanish Federation president Luis Rubiales and Francisco Blasquez, president of the Spanish Football Federation, in February and April.

Likewise, the president of the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation, Raul Chapado, and athletes Raquel Gonzalez and Mario Garcia, analyzed the national team’s options at the end of July ahead of the World Cup in Budapest, where Spain finished in a historic third place. In the medal table.

The President of Sports and Business, Alicia Garrido, and Marta Figueras Duti, President of the Women’s European Tour, previously delivered speeches at the celebration, for the first time in Spain, of the Solheim Cup, which Europe achieved on Sunday at Finca Cortesin, in Casares (Malaga), a milestone in its victory. The third in a row.

Last year, the President of the Spanish Paralympic Committee, Miguel Carballeda, participated; That RFEBM, Francisco Blasquez; Spanish league player Javier Tebas; and the then national women’s soccer coach, Jorge Villeda, along with recent world champion Alexia Putellas, two-time Ballon d’Or winners, Patry Guijarro and Irene Paredes.

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The then Chairman of the Commission on Sustainable Development, José Manuel Franco, did the same, presented by the Minister of Culture and Sports, Miquel Isita; President of the International Triathlon Union and member of the International Olympic Committee, Marisol Casado, President of the Spanish Rowing Federation, Asunción Llorente, and President of FUTPRO, Amanda Gutierrez; Director of the Spanish Anti-Doping Committee in Sports (CELAD), José Luis Terreros.

In previous years, Jorge Villeda himself and international players Amanda Sampedro, Mariona Caldente and Silvia Messeguer attended before going to the World Cup in France. Then, under the title “Motor, with an M for Women”, pilots Ana Carrasco, the first World Champion in Supersport 300; Sarah Garcia is the world champion in injuries. Tatiana Calderon, the first woman to race in Formula 2, and Marta García, the only Spanish female driver in the WSeries.

CPE President, Miguel Carballeda; Teresa Perales, the Spanish athlete with the most medals (27) at the Paralympics and the 2021 Princess of Asturias Sports Award; Athlete Gerard Descariga, Paralympic, World and European champion in the 400 metres; Cyclist Ricardo Ten, world track and road champion and Tokyo bronze medalist, presented an X-ray of Paralympic sports before the initial postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics due to the pandemic.

Under the title “Repsol, 50 years of support and victories in motorsport”, Carlos Sainz, two-time World Rally Champion, three-time Dakar Champion and winner of the 2019 Princess of Asturias Sports Award; Jorge Martinez “Aspar”, the world quad bike champion and nicknamed the “Motorcycle Legend”; Thirty-three-time world time trial champion Tony Bo analyzed what made Spain a global powerhouse in motorcycle and motorsport.

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President of the Royal Spanish Winter Sports Federation (RFEDI), May Pius; RFEDI Head of Women and Snow, Paola Fernandez-Ochoa, 2018 PyeongChang Games bronze medalist rider Regino Hernandez, and Olympic skier Juan del Campo spoke about Blanca Fernandez-Ochoa’s legacy.

Movistar Team General Manager Eusebio Unzue, former cyclists Pedro “Perico” Delgado, Ángel Arroyo and Pablo Lastras and former road cycling world champion Alejandro Valverde reviewed 40 years of success “from Reynolds to Movistar”.

Key players in national sports

In previous campaigns, the main champions of national and international sports were paraded through the “Sports Breakfasts”, such as managers of clubs, organizations and sports entities, athletes and former athletes from multiple disciplines.

Among them are the first President of the Commission on Sustainable Development, María José Renda, her predecessors Jaime Lisavetsky, Albert Soler, José Ramón Leyte, and Miguel Cardenal, and her predecessors Irene Lozano and José Manuel Franco; The ACB’s presidents, David Ajanzo, of the ACB, Antonio Martin, and Jorge Garbajosa, the current FIBA ​​president in Europe.

As well as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Real Valladolid Club, Ronaldo Nazario; Atletico Madrid includes Enrique Cerezo, current Barcelona president Joan Laporta, former Real Madrid coach Ramon Calderon, former football coach Vicente del Bosque, and former Liverpool and Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez.

This sports arena was occupied by the presidents of the national federations, the then president of the Athletes’ Union (M) Cayetano Martínez de Irujo, and the Olympic champions Lidia Valentin and Carolina Marin; Drivers Marc Márquez, Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo, Maverick Viñales, Alex Crivelli, and 12+1-time world champion Ángel Nieto; Marc Coma and Stephane Peterhansel, “Mr. Dakar”; Swimmers Rafa Muñoz, Ashwin Wildbore and Mireya Belmonte, “synchronisers” Una Carbonell and Raquel Corral and golfer Miguel Ángel Jiménez.

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MAPFRE General Manager of the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), Pedro Campos, Spanish Challenge Captain, Xavi Fernandez, and crew members Tamara Echeguín, the first Spaniard in the history of the regatta, and Joan Vila, considered the best navigator in the world. and world champions Jose Vicente “Bebo” Hernandez, Paco Antequera and Javier Lozano, president of the National Futsal League (LNFS).

There was no shortage of former cyclists Miguel Indurin, five-time Tour champion; Alberto Contador, two-time Giro and Tour winner and three-time La Vuelta champion; Joaquim “Burrito” Rodriguez; And the best Spanish athlete and basketball player of all time, Fermin Cacho and Amaya Valdemoro.

Former Madrid Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón, and former executive directors of the Madrid 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games bids, Mercedes Coggin and Victor Sánchez, analyze project options for the Spanish capital to host the country’s second Games.

International presence: IOC, NBA and JJOO

The breakfast ceremony was also attended by representatives of international organizations such as the Vice President of the International Olympic Committee at the time, the Spanish Juan Antonio Samaranch Salesachs; London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Ambassador, Lord Sebastian Coe, current President of World Athletics, former IAAF; former UK Ambassador to Spain Giles Paxman; Former General Manager of Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) Knut Frostad, and former Deputy General Manager of ASO Yann Le Moenner.

In addition, the Minister of Extraordinary Security for Major Events in Brazil, André Augusto Passos, the former CEO of the EuroLeague, Jordi Bertomeu, the Ambassador of France to Spain, Yves Saint-Georges, and the Vice President of the NBA in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Jesús. Bueno, appear in the list of participants.

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