He artistic swimming team of Mexico so he was able to travel to participate in his first international competition of the year, to Somabay, Hurghada, Egyptafter the economic problems which they faced, for which they had to sell swimsuits to cover the expenses.
The tricolor team traveled this Monday morning to Egypt thanks to the support that Carlos Slim and Arturo Elias Ayub provided to him through the Telmex/Telcel Foundation. They also received support from other sponsors and from the sale of bathing suits and towels.
In accordance with site information Halftimethe cost of the trip was around 900 thousand pesos for flights, lodging, food and other expenses.
However, pre-trip and post-leave expenses Egypt have to be covered by the athletes, so that will be paid for with the sale of official bathing suits and towels.
“We are very happy to be able to carry out this first competition of the year, with high expectations of going, of knowing the new qualification system that we are going to have because the sport has changed. It was very necessary to be on an international stage and the rivals have already been to two World Series, so it can be said that we are a little behind the competitors on this road towards the Olympic pass, but very excited to be able to go to this competition ”, he pointed Nuria Diosdado, member of the artistic swimming team, to the same medium.
You have to remember that the team He had no support or resources from the governmentfor which they found themselves in need of selling products, as well as requesting the help of businessmen.
The World Series It will take place from May 13 to 15. From there follow the Central American Games and from the Caribbean from San Salvador; will continue with the Fukuoka World Championship, Japan and will continue with the Panamerican Games of Santiago de Chile 2023. The final goal is the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.