Stories such as that of boxer Saul Canello Alvarez, middleweight champion and who was awarded the 2018 National Sport Award yesterday, is a sign of Mexican development for the world, Enrique Penya Niito, president of the nation, said.
"When our Mexican athletes succeed in different parts of the world, this is because the country in unison also achieves higher levels of development," admits Penya Niyo at the annual ceremony for the highest recognition of national sport.
"Canelo" Álvarez, who was crowned middleweight champion after defeating Kazakhstan Gennady Golovin on 15 September in Las Vegas, Nevada, was one of eight yesterday's victories in the room of Adolfo Lopez Mateos in the official residence of Los Pinos.
The 28-year-old boxer grabbed Golovin's squibs from the World Boxing Council (WBC) and the World Boxing Association (WBA) in a rematch match after finishing in 2017
The second fight had to be postponed for one year as Canelo was tested positive for clenbuterol in a doping test and received a six-month suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Kanello has a mental and physical power to counter doping criticism, he goes on and overtakes the world over the ring, is great for boxing, size and puts on the international map, "he said. the recognition of Álvarez.
Canello (50-1-2 and 34 KO) will face New York's Madison Square Garden in New York City on December 15, with the British middleweight heavyweight champion Rocky Fielding.
The Mexican fighter stopped in his preparations and left his camp in San Diego, California, to honor the Mexican capital.
Together with "Canello" Alvarez were recognized athletes Alega Gonzalez, gold medal at the World Championship in March; Samantha Terran is Mexico's largest squad representative and paralympic athlete José de Jesús Castillo, Powerlifting Champion.
Olegario Vázquez Raña was also awarded the prize for his sports shooting legacy and Salvador Quiarte, owner of "Haros de Dalsicho" and a baseball driver in Mexico.
Ivan Ruiz in cycling and Ignacio Zamudio in March were decorated in the category of coaches.
Non-professional sport: Alexandra Andrea Gonzalez Munsoz.
Professional Sports: Saul Alvarez Baragan.
Paralympic Sports: The Castle of Jose de Jesus Castillo.
coach: Ignacio Zamudio Cruz and Ivan Ruiz Munzu.
National award for sporting merit (for acting and trajectory): Samantha Terán Quintanilla and Olegario Vázquez Raña.
(To promote or popularize sports practice): Salvador Cuirte Vallassenor.
One day baseball in Jalisco and Mexico: Salvador Quiarte
Salvador Quiarte, president of Charros de Jalisco's board of directors, was recognized in Los Pinos by President Enrique Peña Nieto, who also honored him with the National Sport Merit Award for Promoting and Promoting Sport. the best day of your life and great for baseball lovers in the country.
"I think this is the best day in my life. This is a day, not just mine, that is a baseball day in Mexico – a sport that gains strength, but it is also a day of Jalico, a great organization, of the whole organization that makes up the "Harros de Jalico", not just those that we are working on, but also hobbies and authorities, "said Quirarte.
In his plans to continue the sporting impulse, Quirarte sees the Los Charros academies as a great tool.
"Academies are very well absorbed in the social base, in the social structure that our country needs, because the young people have fun and they are focused on sports."