Torrox hosts the Diego Carrasco International Championship

Dr..From July 7 to 9 at Ferrara Sports District to torox The first edition of Diego Carrasco Beach Handball Cup.

Torrox Mayor, Oscar Medinasports consultant, Jose Manuel FernandezThis international tournament, organized by the City Council, has been presented with Malaga Costa del Sol Handball Club sports and business. Pippa Morenothe club’s president, and Óscar Meras, representing the company, were also involved in presenting this tournament which A tribute to the beach handball coach who passed away in 2019 when he was just 49 years old.

The test that will enter the prestigious Eurohandball Beach Tour (EBT) and the Andalusian Circuit, in collaboration with the EHF, the European Handball Federation.

A total of 137 teams from juvenile to senior category, male and female, will face each other during these three days of competition that will mean a tourism boost for Torrox, already transformed into the capital of beach sports.

The advisor from Torrox highlighted the importance of this type of event, not only on a sporting level, but also because of the economic revitalization that it represents for the municipality, with the best teams from Spain, Portugal, the United Kingdom or even Brazil who will participate on their beaches.

For the mayor of sports, evidence of the municipality’s commitment to beach sports is the investment made in the sports area of ​​Ferrara, which today is “one of the best facilities on the beach in the whole country”, as indicated. This made it possible not only to host tournaments, even at the international level, but also to be able to host gatherings of international teams, with the aim of their participation in important events.

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José Manuel Fernández noted that “This tournament should have been held in Torrox because beach handball has given a lot to our municipality and Diego Carrasco was a key figure in both the beach handball events and the Spanish Cup that will be held here”. After six editions, it’s time to move on.

This sporting event will also be very emotional, as Pepa Moreno explains, not only for the Málaga Costa del Sol handball club, with which Diego Carrasco has been associated for many years, but for beach handball in general. “It’s the best tribute we can give him.”He said.

Moreno explained that the best teams participating in the Arena Tour will meet in this international tournament, which is a pioneer in Spain, which will start on Friday morning with the main teams, who will play the final on Saturday afternoon, when an act of homage to Diego. Carrasco. Finals will be held on Sunday and prizes will be awarded in different categories.

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