President Arce and Evo Morales attend closing ceremony of Plurinational Student Games

Edited by Ed Newman
2023-07-06 06:41:09


La Paz, July 6 (RHC)-- The president of Bolivia, Luis Arce, participated this Wednesday along with former President Evo Morales, in the closing ceremony of the Plurinational Student Games Regional Tropic of Cochabamba.

The event was held at the Bicentennial Stadium of Villa Tunari, in Chapare, and was also attended by other authorities of the country. 

During his speech, the Head of State emphasized that "we are sure that each one of you has given your best on the field. We congratulate you for that and all of you, for that very fact, are winners of this tournament, of these Student Sports Games here in the tropics".

"I want to congratulate once again the initiative they have had from the Six Federations (of the Tropic of Cochabamba) to carry forward our commitment to be able to contribute to continue these sports games that simply bring new figures, new athletes in all disciplines," he said.

He also stressed that they contribute to the growth of Bolivian sports, "continue renewing that sporting spirit, so that each and every one of you gradually improve the sporting level that we see it getting better and better".

For his part, Morales, who is president of the Six Federations, before the event said, through his account on the social network Twitter, "many joys, emotions and expectations in the finals of the Plurinational Student Games of the Tropic of Cochabamba".  

The teleSUR correspondent, Freddy Morales, recalled that these games were instituted in the country by former president Evo Morales during his administration, supporting sports development in the South American nation.

This edition of the games was inaugurated on June 29th, in a ceremony that was described by former president Evo Morales as "a great sports festival".

At the time, the president of the Senate, Andrónico Rodríguez, declared that this type of events were promoted during the Morales administration, which allowed sowing in fertile ground "because we have had great men and women who have represented the national sport in different disciplines".



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