'Checo' Pérez and Julio César Chávez receive National Sports Award

Sergio ‘Checo’ Pereza Formula 1 driver who is in the country to race the Mexican Grand Prixand former world boxing champion Julio Cesar Chavez head the list of winners National Sports Awardwhich was announced this Thursday.

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The National Commission of Physical Culture and Sports awarded the distinction to ‘Checo’ for his triumphs in Monaco and Singaporethe main among several performances that gave him the title of world champion constructors with the Red Bull team.

For now, the driver from Guadalajara occupies third place in the drivers’ classification, just two points from the Monegasque charles leclercfrom Ferrari.

Let us remember that Pérez is in the CDMX to participate in the Mexican Grand Prixcorresponding to Formula 1.

With respect to Julio Cesar Chavez, was distinguished for his career in boxing. Its about greatest Mexican boxer in historysince he was world champion in three divisions, super featherweight, lightweight and accumulated a record of 107 wins, 87 by knockout, with six losses and two draws.

And in the category of paralympic sportthe recognition went to the swimmer Jesus Hernandezchampion at the Tokyo 2020 Games and who also established himself as a multi-medallist in the World Para Swimming Championship Madeira 2022 and monarch of the Tijuana 2022 World Series.

The prize was also awarded to the Mexican team that won the bronze medal in K4 500 meters in the Canoeing World Championships of speed, with the quatrain formed by Isabel AburtoKarina Guadalupe Alanis, Beatrice of Lourdes Briones and Maricela Montemayor.

The other three winners were, in the coach category, elizabeth orta, boating; the soccer referee judge, Karen Díaz Medina and the Workers’ Sports Institutefor his contribution to the promotion, protection and promotion of the practice of sports.

The National Sports Award It consists of a diploma signed by the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a first-class gold medal of 0.900 fine, in addition to 796 thousand pesos.

With information from EFE


Source: noticieros.televisa.com

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