This Tuesday, September 9, Cartagena swimmer Alejandro Puebla has visited the Consistorial Palace of Cartagena.
The 16-year-old athlete has been received by the vice mayor and councilwoman of the city's Sports Area, Noelia Arroyo.
In this way, he has been recognized by the Municipal Consistory for his tenth place in the Junior World Swimming Championship, held recently in Budapest.
The vice mayor and councilwoman of the Cartagena Sports Area Noelia Arroyo wanted to congratulate Puebla and her coach for the work done during ten years of training and competition.
âWe have vibrated seeing how the world elite has entered.
We have accompanied Alejandro in that effort and in that competition. â
Arroyo has highlighted the work of the Cartagena Carthagonova Swimming Center and the athletes and trainers that make it up.
Alejandro Puebla has been rewarded his effort in the World Cup event after a year followed by training, where he lowered his personal mark and stroked the finalist diploma.
âHe spent all August training at height, which costs.
It is worth working so much, because it is a unique experience that I will only live once. â
This natural 16-year-old swimmer from Cartagena has been included by the Spanish Swimming Federation in the Spain 2024 program, which selects young promises with the possibility of being in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. âThe program consists of a series of concentrations during the year to improve technically and improve details for that year. â
To try to achieve this goal, he will be concentrated in the Residence for High Performance Athletes Joaquín Blume of Madrid, where he will also continue his studies.
Francisco Javier Aledo is the coach of Alejandro Puebla and technical director of the Carthagonova Cartagena Swimming Club.
He has been training with the Cartagena swimmer since he was 7 years old.
After winning his first national absolute bronze and participating in European and international tournaments.
Now they face a new stage in the capital of Spain with a view to future goals.
âHe is going to train to go to Tokyo.
That is the mentality that has to be.
Although I get very close and very young, but if we try to go to Tokyo, surely in Paris 2024 Alejandro will be representing Cartagena â.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena