Border martial artists compete in Taekwondo's 'Grand Slam'

Border martial artists compete in Taekwondo’s ‘Grand Slam’

Eduardo Moran / The Journal

Thursday, November 24, 2022 | 05:00

A gaggle of 41 Chihuahuan athletes, 37 of whom are from this border, will journey to Mexico Metropolis this Thursday to take part within the ‘Grand Slam’ match organized by the Mexican Taekwondo Federation.

Karim Hernández, president of the State Affiliation of this self-discipline, introduced that the highest eight athletes will compete on this occasion within the classes of kids, college students, youth and adults.

“Every athlete has a rating they make in every competitors the place they add factors based mostly on outcomes, and the decision of the eight greatest athletes within the nation proper now could be a reward for the hassle, work and in addition progress of those athletes they’ve. They construct that rating level each time they compete,” mentioned Hernández.

“I am first in my class, so first in my rating, -50 for youths. “I’m very excited, very blissful to know that I’m the most effective within the nation, and the reality is I really feel very excited, additionally very nervous however particularly excited,” mentioned Kenia Hamilton of Juarez.

“I am hoping to win, identical to I did very properly this 12 months, thank God, as a result of I have been Pan American champion, three-time nationwide champion and nationwide crew this 12 months, and I am actually excited,” he added. Kenya.

Víctor García, a sports activities training diploma pupil at UACJ, mentioned that he was very prepared and motivated by the outcomes achieved in earlier competitions and subsequently he was searching for a medal on this ‘Grand Slam’.

“I gained two bronze medals on the Nationwide Universiade this 12 months, I am nonetheless among the many prime eight within the nation, so we’re searching for a gold medal. “I am -80 kg within the grownup class,” mentioned the 19-year-old athlete.

Along with Nuevo León, we’re very blissful and proud to be the state that led essentially the most athletes to this name. We’re the state with essentially the most martial arts, Nuevo León has 54 athletes however a few of them are in form, we’re all martial artists and we’re able to be the presence of Chihuahua,” mentioned Karim Hernández.

The pinnacle of the State Affiliation mentioned it was a reward for the hassle to obtain such a big delegation, as they solely attended the identical occasion 4 years in the past with solely six rows plus the TK5 crew.

“They do not name it TK5 now, however going from six to 41 is super development. It additionally means a number of duty to maintain working, to proceed creating growth methods for athletes and colleges. We’ve got held many occasions that enable colleges to be stronger and develop high-performing rivals, and the result’s right here,” Hernández concluded.


chihuahua crew

Title Class

Santiago Alberto Ochoa Villarreal Little one -33 Kg

Nicolás Armendáriz Hernandez Little one -39 Kg

Ian Carlos Santarriaga Salinas Little one -39 Kg

Aarón Emmanuel Herrera Cárdenas Little one -54 Kg

Esteban Gerardo Sánchez Rubio Little one -54 Kg

Cosma Sofia Aguirre Chávez Little one -27 Kg

Cedillo Márquez Tatiln Sarai Little one -27 Kg

Zoe Renee Nevarez Reyes Youngsters -30 Kg

Lizbeth Orduño Aguirre Little one -30 Kg

Fernanda Cruz Hernandez Little one -36 Kg

Natalia Chávez Little one Zapata -39 Kg

Astrid Silerio Ibarra Little one -42 Kg

Fatima Torres Ronquillo Youngsters -42 Kg

Alexa Victoria Zapién Muniz Little one -46 Kg

Fernanda Zoe Buenrostro Sanchez Little one -50 Kg

Kenia Danae Hamilton Little one -50 Kg

Ivanna Nataly Mendoza Esparza Little one +54 Kg

Erick Enrique Ortiz Hernandez Cadet -37 Kg

Diego Pascual Torres Cadet -41 Kg

Bryan Alejandro De Leon Murillo Cadet -49 Kg

Álvaro Saul Verduzco Figueroa Cadet -57 Kg

José Alberto Pérez Morales Cadet -61 Kg

Alexis Fernando Rojas Varela Cadet -65 Kg

Carlos Emanuel Galaviz Morales Cadet +65 Kg

Paulina Beltrán Gallegos Cadet -37 Kg

Alyson Elixena Acosta Ibarra Cadet -44 Kg

Greece Lynette Hamilton Cadet -51 Kg

Danna Victoria Ramos Reséndiz Cadet -59 Kg

Prisca Angélica Sánchez Meza Cadet -59 Kg

Kiara Liliana Pineda Rico Junior -44 Kg

Aneth Camila Garcia Baca Junior -52 Kg

Eire Aroni Rodríguez Serrano Junior -52 Kg

Jaqueline Alejandra Cárdenas Diaz Junior -68 Kg

Ashlyn Ozuky Jasso Cárdenas Junior +68 Kg

Missael Vega Leyva Junior -48 Kg

Jorge Raziel Muñiz Sandoval Junior -59 Kg

Maximiliano Ramses Herrera Melchor Junior -68 Kg

Alan Antonio Zúñiga Delgado Junior +78 Kg

Erick Alberto Nino Garza Senior -58 Kg

Victor Adrian Garcia Contreras Senior -80 Kg

Regina Muñoz Iglesias Senior -62 Kg

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