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The President for COSSAN will deliver the federations over $1 million dollars for the preparation stage toward the Games San Salvador 2023 

The president for COSSAN, Yamil Bukele, announced this afternoon that over $1 million will be delivered to the sports federations who will see action in the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador 2023, to be held from June 23rd to July 8th next year. 

“We have allocated over $1,000,000 (one million dollars) as a first stage for the national federations to begin the preparation of our athletes and teams that will compete in the Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador 2023”, disclosed the official. 

Bukele has stated on several times that, even El Salvador does not expect to win the sporting event, it is intended that the national athletes face the competition in the best way and have the best possible results.  

“We have instructed these national sports federations to send INDES the preparation plans for their athletes to start 2023 the best way, looking always for the dignity of the great family of national sport,” Bukele added. 

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Along this line, the president of COSSAN informed the chess federation will receive $10,000; athletics, $30,000; badminton, $25,000; basketball, $50,000; handball, $40,000; baseball, $20,000; bowling, $10,000; and the boxing federation, $10,000. 

In turn, the cycling federation will receive $35,000; equestrian, $10,000; fencing, $10,000; bodybuilding, $55,000; soccer, $60,000; gymnastics, $10,000; golf, $10,000; field hockey, $40,000; judo, $10,000; and karate, $55,000. 

While the weightlifting federation will receive $10,000; wrestling, $10,000; swimming, $55,000; skating, $45,000; rowing, $65,000; rugby, $20,000; softball, $40,000; surfing, $25,000; taekwondo, $10,000; tennis, $25,000; table tennis, $10,000; shooting, $45,000; archery, $70,000; triathlon, $10,000; sailing, $25,000; and volleyball, $50,000. 

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It is important to remind that El Salvador, as the main venue for the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador 2023, will host the competitions of 32 sports, while the Dominican Republic, as a sub-venue, will host seven sports. 

Also, according to the respective Classification Systems Manual for the Pan American Games Santiago 2023, there are 14 sports disciplines to be held in San Salvador 2023 that will grant tickets to that continental event. 

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