3 December, 2022

XII Central American Games 2022 to be held in Guatemala and Costa Rica were canceled by ORDECA

The Olympic games would be held jointly between chapines and ticos from the 27 al 14 November 2022 (photo courtesy)

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Guatemala – After the suspension faced by the Guatemalan Olympic Committee (COG), ORDECA decided to suspend the jousting, which are the first rung of the Olympic cycle in the region.

“In view of the governance situation that affects the normal operation of the National Olympic Committee of Guatemala in accordance with the Olympic Charter and given the administrative and financial insecurity that such a situation entails, it is decided to cancel the XII edition of the Central American Games”, mentions the ORDECA.

Emblems of XII Central American Games 2022

This means that for the process towards the Olympic Games Paris 2024 The Central American ones will not be held and now they will begin to look for applications from the host cities in the 2023 to perform such jousts in the 2025, Already on the way to Los Angeles 2028.

The Olympic games would be held jointly between chapines and ticos from the 27 al 14 of November. San José hosted these fairs in the 2013.

The crisis that exacerbates Guatemalan sport and that has it one step away from suspension, has had its first effect against, since it does not only affect national athletes, but also happens to harm those of all Central America.

The struggle to be and/or come to power comes to harm the sport of all of Central America, and Guatemala has become the great antagonist, after the Guatemalan Olympic Committee (COG) continues to be unable to resolve the provisional suspension of its statutes by the Constitutional Court since 4 of August.