Porvenir, the Retirement and Suspension Fund, presented the list of athletes who make up Porvenir’s team for the 2021 season, which mainly aims to achieve the Tokyo Olympics.
Six high-performance athletes, who add up to more than 10 current national records to date, will wear the colors of Porphineers and represent the national tricolor in national and international track and road racing.
The athletes selected to integrate the Porvenir team are Angie Orjuela and Evan Gonzalez, marathon record-holders and ranked athletes at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Carolina Tabares, pre-ranked in the athletics world rankings for the 5000-meter test, according to the points she got for her results in the official competitions in which she participated.
Likewise, they appear on the Colombian marathon team, Jason Suarez, the current marathon champion in Central America and the Caribbean; Muriel Cuneo, gold medalist at the Pan-American Games in Toronto (Canada), in the 1500-meter specialty and Gerard Giraldo, the national record holder for 1500 meters, 3000 meters with hurdles and 5000 meters, who will seek in April and have registered them in Qualify to Tokyo.
“Despite the challenges athletes have faced during the pandemic, we are very happy to continue to support our team in achieving their goals. Athletics is global and inclusive.” Andres Vásquez, Commercial Vice President of the Porvenir Fund, said, “For this reason, we will continue to accompany them through a special Sports Social Responsibility program. We have to put Colombia at the top of athletics. “
Porvenir will have priorities this year, by beating national records, appearing in international competitions approved by World Athletics, achieving first places in national events according to the Colombian Athletics Federation calendar and participating in national and international distance races.
The country’s leading athletics group, the Porvenir Team, focuses and works in its various fields: technical, logistical, medical and sports to continue to search for better achievements on the Olympic track, with the aim of adding the largest number of members the Great Ecumenical Event that will take place from Sunday 23 July until Sunday 8 August.
In its 18th year of existence, the Porvenir team is celebrating the advent of another Olympic Games and now with the confirmed presence, so far, of two of its members in Tokyo, its firm intention is to simulate the participation of five athletes in Rio past the Olympic Games in De Janeiro 2016.
In this way, the Porvenir Pension and Severance Fund continues to promote athletics in Colombia, through the Sports Social Responsibility program created since 2004, with the aim of promoting the dream of placing Colombia on the global athletics platform and in the Olympiad events. Evaluation.
Under Armor will endorse Team Porvenir in 2021
After a difficult year 2020 for the world and especially for the great Colombian runners, in 2021 Under Armor wants to continue fighting with Porvenir to achieve the sporting goals of every member of the group. One of the brand’s values is the “love of athletes” and since they know they need the best technology at all times, Under Armor offers the best products, in terms of sportswear, to make them feel cooler, faster and lighter in both workouts and races.
Throughout this year, Under Armor will continue to celebrate Team Porvenir’s victories and for this reason, the brand wants to tie them to their new footwear, UA Flow Velociti Wind, which has a Map My Run communication chip to analyze all of their workouts. UA Flow Velociti Wind is designed for elite runners. This will make them feel better prepped, faster and lighter in each race.
With information from the press office *