The University of San Sebastian has confirmed that athletes at the Santiago 2023 Games will receive scholarships to the Pan American Games and the Parapan American Games.
At a ceremony attended by officials from various departments of the National Sports Authority and the University of San Sebastian, the agreement was formally signed to benefit traditional and Paralympic athletes.towards the preparation and organization of Pan American Games and Parapan American Games Santiago 2023 and students of educational institutions.
An important agreement for Chilean sports was officially signed at the event center of the Ciudad Deportiva of the University of San Sebastian. USS received a visit from the Minister of Sports. James Pissarro ;National Director of IND, Israel Castro ; Commercial and Marketing Director of Santiago 2023, Juan Carlos Chamy .
The reason for the appointment was to celebrate the two agreements. The first of them will unite the USS and the Santiago 2023 Corporation. This means support by facilities for the preparation of athletes and staff of the organization. One of the most important sporting events in Chilean history.
Beginning in 2021, USS will develop classrooms for the training of judges in various disciplines based on the Connect with Environment project aimed at engaging organizations that bring people with disabilities together through rehabilitation and sports practice. have provided.
USS students also participate in a variety of career practices that are part of the event’s intangible legacy.
The Health Center also conducts assessments to certify the degree of visual impairment of visually impaired international athletes competing. Judges training and doping testing will also take place, as well as the opening up of space for ceremonies and protocol testing in Sports City, which means a massive personnel and logistical deployment.
President of USS, Jose Rodriguez highly praised this agreement and said, “Given that these partnerships embody a concrete arena of assistance in the training preparation of Chilean athletes, for the University it is the most important institution managing the national sport.” “It is very important to sign these agreements.” Represent us at these events.
Juan Carlos Chamy added: This agreement is great news for us and promises to work with this important academic institution, allowing us to strengthen our tradition of the Pan and Parapan American Games, volunteer programs and student training. We hope that Santiago in 2023 will be a turning point in the development of our country’s sports culture.
2023 Santiago Athletes Benefited
The second agreement is that USS, Department of Sports, National Institute of Sports This means scholarships for 60 athletes who train in the Ciudad Deportiva gym.
Thanks to this partnership, the University of San Sebastian will bring together the best professionals in archery, para-archery, Paralympic football, wheelchair tennis, swimming and para-swimming.
This preparation includes scholarships for athletes at the Ciudad Deportiva gym and care at the medical center. Taking advantage of the universal access of the venue in the Las Condes district, mainly Paralympic athletes will participate.
Minister of Sports, James Pissarro “Today is a good day, because whenever the public and private worlds can meet, there can always be good news,” said the player, who attended the great football exhibition alongside freestyler Catalina Vega. commented.
“Sport invites us to work together towards integration in a collaborative and participatory way. I believe that it will stimulate the disposition of actors who have a strong desire to participate.” It is of course possible to participate, but above all, it will provide an alternative for athletes who are preparing strongly for Santiago 2023. ‘, the sports authorities concluded.