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Unannounced: The 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago will have bronze medals for the first time


After signing an agreement between Antofagasta Minerals and the organizers of the upcoming 2023 Santiago Pan-American and Parapan-American Games, they said the medals produced for the multisport event will be made of copper from northern Chile. rice field.

chilean miner “Antofagasta Minerals” one of the world’s largest copper miners, and Santiago 2023 next organizer Pan American Games, Parapan American Games, signed a cooperation agreement that included it for the first time this Wednesday Medals are made of this mineral.

At a ceremony in our nation’s capital this Wednesday, the president of the mining company said: Ivan Aliagada teeth, Fighting Sustainability and the Climate Emergency “Antofagasta Minerals” copper need to create more than 5,000 medals a subsequent bath of gold, silver, or bronze is given.

“We are very happy with this partnership. At Antofagasta Minerals, we share the following principles: Diversity and Inclusiveness of Pan Am and Para Pan Am Sports ,and sustainability That’s what’s behind these games,” he asserted.

“We are committed to working together for the success of this event. multisport, greatest ever made Chile until now. In addition to sponsoring the bronze medal, A significant portion of our contribution will be used to finance the permanent infrastructure for practicing sport in our country. ” he added.

in this regard Neven Illic d, president panama sports one of the conditions set by the mining company is event sponsor also used for Infrastructure project This framework includes the construction of a new state-of-the-art athletics stadium.

“As a company of global prestige and importance, Antofagasta Minerals interested in being Santiago 2023 Official Sponsor of the Pan American Games I’m proud,” he said.

Moreover, he stressed the importance of this. copper for athletes, “With this important agreement, athletes who take the podium will take home memories of our land. Because the medals are made of Chilean copper From our north it makes us very happy.

of Juan Carlos Chamy, Commercial and Marketing Director for Santiago 2023, For his part, he stressed that the medal should be a symbol of national values. olympism The same thing happens with copper. Open the ground and move on. ”

Antofagasta Minerals One of the world’s top 10 copper producers, in recent years production model One Sustainable Receives power only from renewable resource.

and his two operations use sea water No desalting is required to produce copper, an essential mineral for production. clean energy and electromobility.

Pan American Games and Parapan American Games is the continent’s largest sporting event, taking place in Chile in November 2023. 9,000 athletes from 41 countries will compete in 39 sports and 60 disciplines, fighting for a spot at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Source: Biobiochile



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