Alejandro Blanco and Tokyo 2020, the protagonist this Thursday at EP Sports Breakfasts

MADRID, June 23 (Europe Press) –

Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) President Alejandro Blanco, and the Tokyo 2020 Games, which take place from July 23 to August 8 after being postponed by a year by COVID-19, will be the champions of the game on Thursday (10:00 hours) from Europa Press Sports. Breakfasts, an event that will take place at the El Beatriz Auditorium in Madrid.

Alejandro Blanco at Sports Desayunos de EP, sponsored by DAZN, Liberbank, Loterías y Apuestas del Estado and Repsol, will analyze the expectations in Tokyo 2020 for the Spanish delegation, which will be led by swimmer Mireia Belmonte and paddle Saúl Craviotto, but in those who will not be tennis player Rafa Nadal or champion Olympic Badminton Carolina Marin.

The event, with capacity constraints and which will follow all coronavirus health recommendations, will be attended by the Director General of Sport of the Supreme Council for Sport (CSD), Albert Sollert; Spanish IOC member Juan Antonio Samaranch; The president of the RFEF, Luis Rubiales, and the president of the AFE, David Aganzo, among others.

This forum is the eighth and final in-person of the thirteenth season of the European Parliament’s “Sports Breakfast” after the first tournament in Return to New Normal following the COVID-19 government imposed state of alarm and confinement by the then President. From CSD, Irene Lozano.

later General Manager of La Vuelta, Javier Guillén; President of the Association of Clubs Basketball (ACB), Antonio Martin; Dorna Sports CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta; President of the Spanish Federation of Basketball (FEB), Jorge Garbagosa; LaLiga, Javier Tebas, and Minister of State for Sports, Jose Manuel Franco.

The president of the Fifa ended the previous cycle in December 2019 after a magical year in which the men’s and women’s teams, who currently compete in the European Basketball Championships in Valencia, won the world and European championships respectively.

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Previously, UEFA president, Alejandro Blanco, spoke about the Tokyo Games before they were postponed until 2021, and re-elected president of the Spanish Footballers’ Federation (AFE) David Aganzo, to the historic women’s soccer collective agreement, that on June 15 he was declared a professional In first class.

In the antecedents, women’s soccer coach Jorge Velda and internationals Amanda Sampedro, Mario Caldente and Silvia Messiger analyzed their participation before traveling to the World Cup in France. Later, under the “Motor” with the “M” women’s pilots, Ana Carrasco, the first world champion in the Supersport 300. Sarah Garcia, the world champion in injuries; Tatiana Calderon, the first woman to race in Formula 2, and Marta Garcia, the only Spanish driver in the WSeries.

Miguel Carballeda, Head of CPE; swimmer Teresa Perales, the Spanish athlete with the most medals (26) at the Paralympics and most recently the Princess of Asturias Award for Sports; athlete Gerard Descarriga, Paralympics, world and European champion in the 400 meters; Cycling world track and road champion Ricardo Tenn provided an x-ray of the National Paralympic sport ahead of Tokyo 2020.

Under the title “Repsol, 50 years of support and victories in motorsport” Carlos Sainz, two-time World Rally Champion, three-time Dakar Champion and Princess of Asturias Sports Award 2019; Jorge Martinez “Aspar”, MotoGP World Quad Champion and title of “MotoGP Legend”; And Tony Bo, a twenty-eight time test world champion, analyze the origins and reasons that made Spain a world powerhouse in motorsports and motorsports.

President of the Royal Spanish Winter Sports Federation, MyBios; Paula Fernandez-Ochoa, head of the USSR Women’s and Snow Team, jockey Regino Hernandez, bronze at the 2018 PyeongChang Games, and Olympic skater Juan del Campo spoke about Blanca Fernandez-Ochoa’s legacy.

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And Movistar General Manager Eusebio Unzué, former cyclists Pedro ‘Perico’ Delgado, Angel Arroyo and Pablo Lastras, and former road cycling world champion Alejandro Valverde, reviewed 40 years of successes ‘from Reynolds to Movistar’, the riders added 930 A victory, seven rounds, four giros, four Vueltas a España and four world championships.

The main actors of national sports الرياضة

In previous campaigns, major national and international sports champions have participated in “sports breakfast” shows, as have managers of clubs, sports organizations and bodies, athletes and ex-athletes from multiple disciplines.

Among these are María José Renda, first president of the Department of Social Services, and her predecessors Jaime Lisavitzky, Albert Soler, José Ramon Leite and Miguel Cardinal; La Liga President Javier Tebas and Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales.

Likewise, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Real Valladolid, Ronaldo Nazario de Lima. Atletico Madrid, Enrique Cerezo, current FC Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, former Real Madrid coach Ramon Calderon, former national football coach Vicente del Bosque, and former Liverpool and Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez.

The presidents of these national federations held the sports agora, the president of the Athletic Association (AD) was Caetano Martinez de Irojo, Olympic champions Lydia Valentine and Carolina Marin; riders Marc Marquez, Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo, Maverick Vinales, Alex Crevel and “12 +1” world champion Angel Nieto; Marc Coma and Stephan Peterhansel, “Monsieur Dakar”; Swimmers Rafa Muñoz, Ashwin Wildeboer and Mireia Belmonte, “Sinkro” Una Carbonell and Raquel Corral, and golfer Miguel Angel Jimenez.

Similarly, MAPFRE General Manager at Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), Pedro Campos, Spain Challenge Leader, Xabi Fernandez, and crew Tamara Echiguen, considered the first Spaniard in regatta history, and Juan Villa as the best navigator in the world; And world champion coaches Jose Vicente “Pepo” Hernandez, Paco Antequera and Javier Lozano, current president of the National Futsal League (LNFS).

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There was no shortage of ex-cyclists Miguel Indurain, five-time Tour champion; Alberto Contador, two-time Giro and Tour winner and three-time La Vuelta champion; Joachim Burrito Rodriguez; And the best Spanish player and basketball player of all time, Fermin Cacho and Amaya Valdemoro.

Former Madrid Mayor Alberto Ruiz Gallardón, and former CEOs of the Madrid 2016 and Madrid 2020 Olympic candidates, Mercedes Cojean and Victor Sanchez, analyzed the options for the Spanish capital’s project to organize the country’s second Olympic Games. .

International attendance: IOC, NBA, JJOO

Representatives of international organizations also attended the “breakfast” such as the then Vice-President of the International Olympic Committee, Spaniard Juan Antonio Samaranch Salisac; London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Ambassador Lord Sebastian Coe, current President of World Athletics, formerly IAAF; Former UK Ambassador to Spain Giles Paxman; Former Managing Director of Volvo Ocean Racing (VOR) Knut Frostad, and former Deputy General Manager of ASO Yann Le Moenner.

In addition, the Minister of Extraordinary Security for Major Events in Brazil, Andre Augusto Passos, the Executive Director of Euroleague, Jordi Bertomeu, the Ambassador of France to Spain, Yves Saint-Jeor, and the Vice President of the National Basketball Association for Europe, East. East and Africa, Spain’s Jesus Bueno, is on the list of participants.

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