With a participation of 293 people, confirmed by its authorities, Mexico adjusts the last aspects around the names that will travel to Taipei to participate in Summer Universiade.
Selectives and concentrations in different disciplines in which the delegation will participate are developed throughout all Mexican territory. Among other tests, women’s soccer team concentrates in Ciudad Juárez, men’s volleyball in Mexico City, men’s basketball in Monterrey’s Nuevo Leon Gymnasium, baseball pre-selection is in Sinaloa, archery already defined in the shooting range of the UNAM, and tennis also selected its players in Monterrey.
In addition to mentioned sports, Mexican delegation will compete, in both genders, in athletics, diving, fencing, golf, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, judo, roller skating, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo and weightlifting.
In this way, Mexico will be one of America representatives, taking part in 18 of 22 Universiade disciplines.
Manuel Merodio Reza, executive secretary of National Council of Education Sports, inform to Marca.com that in January began the selection process, with the participation of 320 public and private higher education institutions in the country.The Mexican delegation will have among its members university athletes who attended to Olympic Games in Rio 2016, and aims to get between 5 and 6 medals.The 2017 National Universiade, in Autonomous University of Nuevo León facilities, was part of the selective process towards China Taipei.
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