Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora
The Savior – One year to the opening of the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador 2023, the president of the organizing committee, Yamil Bukele, together with the president of Centro Caribe Sports, Luis Mejia, provided details about the next edition of the oldest joust on the continent.
at that sporting event, scheduled from 23 from June to 8 July 2023, El Salvador will host 32 subjects; while the Dominican Republic will serve as a sub-headquarters, so it will host six sports.
According to the participation by country and the maximum allowed by sport, the arrival of 5,400 athletes; Y, plus the delegates, officers, judges, volunteers, journalists, suppliers and tourists, we would be talking about approximately 25,000 people linked to the games, considered Yamil Bukele.
During his speech, Mejía thanked the government of El Salvador for having taken on the challenge of organizing the sports fair, after Panama declined the venue.
Meanwhile, the president of COSSAN offered his thanks to all those who are making the organization of this competition possible.
"Today we are 365 days to be able to inaugurate the games and we remain committed to organizing the best in history”, he reiterated.
“In July of 2020, Panama declined to host the games, and that's why, at the end of that same year, El Salvador and Puerto Rico showed their interest in hosting the event. In may 2021, Centro Caribe Sports confirmed that El Salvador would organize the Games 2023 and in February 2022 It was confirmed that the event will take place from 23 from June to 8 July 2023”, Bukele recalled.
In the same line, the also ad honorem president of INDES explained that the Dominican Republic was chosen as a sub-headquarters, since it will organize the Central American and Caribbean Games 2026.
Another point that Bukele highlighted is that in El Salvador there will be, for the first time in the regional fair, surfing sports, Chess, beach soccer and bodybuilding.
About the Sports Village, Bukele commented that the students of the engineering and architecture careers of the University of El Salvador are working on the architectural and structural proposal for the intervention of the central campus of the Alma Mater.
“A permanent work table is already installed with the heads of the engineering and architecture schools of the UES and representatives of various State portfolios. It is projected that the Central American and Caribbean Villa will be delivered 120 days before the start of the San Salvador 2023 Games”, pointed.
On the other hand, He referred to the interventions of the sports venues that will host the disciplines during the Games 2023. "A month before, at most, we hope to have them ready”, He said.
“It is important to say that there are nine emblematic scenarios that we have presented and we are in time and form to intervene in them, and can receive the skills, mentioned the president of COSSAN.