The Spain Square of San Juan del Puerto received this Wednesday morning the students of 1st year of ESO at IES Diego Rodríguez Estrada and of 5th and 6th grade of CEIP JJ Primary Rebollo, San Juan Bautista and Marismas del Tintoto kick off a new edition of the School Olympics from San Juan del Puertowhich will last until next Friday when the finals of the different sports are held, as well as the closing ceremony.
The Pepe San Andres Municipal Sports Center and the Municipal Sports Pavilions and La Calzaillaare the places chosen for the celebration of the different competitions of Football 7, Basketball, Volleyball, Athletics, Tennis, Badminton and Padel.
This year the standard-bearer of the Olympics will be the soccer player Andrea Fuenteswho after starting out at the San Juan del Puerto Municipal Football School went through Sporting de Huelva, the Huelva National Team, the Andalusian Beach Soccer Team and is currently playing for the Sevillian team Azahar CF, with whom he ends up to dispute the elimination round for promotion to the second division.
After the parade of the participants, they have arrived at the Plaza de España where the mayor was waiting for them, Rocio Cardenas with the councilors Miguel Beltran and Victoria Rodriguez.
The mayor welcomed all the athletes from the different educational centers, encouraging them to enjoy the competition carrying the Olympic spirit that makes it so special as a flag, promoting a series of values such as friendship, camaraderie, and the respect that They give another dimension to the event.
At the conclusion of the reception, the flag bearers led the march of participants to the Pepe San Andrés Municipal Sports Center for the start of the different competitions that will be directed by the students of the Medium Grade Cycle of Guide in the Natural Environment and Free Time of the IES Diego Rodríguez Estrada.
The School Olympics will have its climax next Friday when the Municipal Sports Pavilion hosts the final day.