Spain is nominated for the best athletics federation of 2023


The Royal Spanish Athletics Federation has been nominated for the second consecutive year at the World Athletics Awards as the best member federation of 2023.

Spain was selected because of its outstanding participation at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, where it won five medals. Four of those medals were gold, with Álvaro Martín and María Pérez winning two titles each in the 20km and 35km race walk.

The introduction of innovative formats and projects at the national and local level was also emphasized, as well as the increase in the number of licenses, commercial partners and social networks. In addition, the work undertaken to achieve the goals of the World Athletics Plan was highlighted, which included gender safeguarding and leadership policies.

The other nominees

Spain will compete for the award along with the federations of Australia, Botswana, Chile, Thailand and the United States.

Australia She had an outstanding performance at the Budapest World Championships with six medals, including Nina Kennedy’s gold in the pole vault.

Botswana He led his star sprinter, Letsile Tebogo, who this year became the first African to win a 100m medal at a World Athletics Championships.

chilli hosted the Pan American Games and doubled participation in athletic sports thanks to the organization of events and the training of new coaches.

Thailand successfully organized the Asian Athletics Championships in Bangkok. In addition, he highlighted his involvement in the Children’s Athletics program and his efforts to develop athletics at the grassroots level.

Finally, USA He won 29 medals at the World Cup in Budapest and topped the medal table. In addition, it hosted the Wanda Diamond League final for the first time at Hayward Field in Eugene.

The winner will be announced in early December via World Athletics social media and platforms.

Source: La Verdad


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