The successes of the 12 months 2022 achieved by the Catalan athletes had their deserved recognition
UFEC, SPORT and the Esport Secretariat of the Generalitat organized the occasion for one more 12 months
The Catalan Sports activities Competition has turn out to be a benchmark on this planet of sport the place athletes, golf equipment or entities from Catalonia obtain well-deserved recognition for a 12 months the place successes have accompanied them because of their perseverance, tenacity, work, administration and above all an phantasm that’s the identical with which from the Union of Sports activities Federations of Catalonia (UFEC) and SPORT and the Generalitat de Catalunya (ESPORTCAT)we manage this necessary gala that this 2023 celebrates its twenty sixth version, fairly a feat in these instances.
Indubitably, the Festa de l’Esport Català is already an anticipated date and marked in crimson on the Catalan sports activities calendar the place lots of the individuals linked to this incomparable universe of bodily exercise attend the gala to rejoice one other 12 months that so many Catalan athletes obtain worldwide success and bear the identify of Catalonia all through the world.
The gala was held in an ideal setting situated within the CaixaForum constructing on the foot of Montjuïc, probably the most sporting mountain within the nation presided over by the legendary Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys and was presided over by the best representatives of the organizing entities similar to Gerard Esteva, president of the UFEC, and Lluis Mascaró, director of SPORT.
Recognition of athletes
The night, which may very well be seen stay on TV3’s Esport3 channel, was led by the journalist Marta Carreras and enlivened by one of the crucial emblematic teams since its start in the course of the coronavirus pandemic, the ‘Keep Homas’ who put this level of pleasure and good vibes on the gala.
A complete of 9 prizes had been awarded, consisting of a sculpture and a diploma, and on this event the prize-giving rounded off two particular mentions to the Unió Esportiva Cornellà and the Catalan Fencing Federation.
The awards ceremony was within the palms of Juan Antonio Samaranch, Vice President of the Worldwide Olympic Committee; Aitor Moll, CEO of Prensa Ibérica; and Sergi Guillot, Director of Iberian PressAlong with the leaders Anna Caula, Normal Secretary of Sports activities and Bodily Actions of the Generalitat de Catalunya, David Escudé, sports activities councilor of the Barcelona Metropolis Council, Gerard Esteva, and Lluis Mascaró. The representatives of our sponsors additionally took the stage, with out whom it might be unimaginable for the ‘Festa’ to be a hit 12 months after 12 months, so we’d additionally prefer to thank Estrella Damm, the Generalitat de Catalunya, Loterias de Catalunya, Barcelona Metropolis Council and, Meroil, and our collaborators (Mutuacat, Coca-Cola, Fundació La Caixa and Televisión de Catalunya and Casa Connoisseur).
Yet one more 12 months, Barça was the protagonist, receiving the Greatest Staff awards for the Barça futsal crew in addition to the prize for sportsmanship that Juan Carlos Unzué and FC Barcelona received for the match organized between Barça and Manchester Metropolis, which raised virtually 4.5 million euros with 90,000 spectators on the Camp Nou.
The prize for one of the best Catalan athlete of the 12 months went to the pilot Toni Bouthe athlete with probably the most world titles within the historical past of Catalan and Spanish sports activities with 32. Whereas Aina Florenza took the award for one of the best athlete since she is taken into account one of the best curler hockey participant on this planet.
The award for finest coach went to David Martín, the Spanish water polo coach, who was proclaimed world champion and received the bronze medal within the European Championship.
On this version, the legendary athlete award was received by the incombustible Jesús Ángel García Bragadothe state athlete who has participated in probably the most Olympic Video games with eight editions and with probably the most World Cups with 13.
The prizes for the athletes with probably the most projection went to Denis González, inventive swimming swimmer, and pentathlete Laura Heredia.