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Yamil Bukele: “Give your best and elevate the name of El Salvador”

Yamil Bukele, the president of the Organizing Committee of the San Salvador 2023 Games, and Armando Bruni, the president of the Salvadorean Olympic Committee (COES), presented the national flag this morning to the athletes who will represent the country in the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games San San Salvador 2023, the most important regional sports event in history.

The flag was handed over to skater Ivonne Nóchez and beach soccer goalkeeper Eliodoro Portillo.

“Give your best and elevate the name of El Salvador, but above all, enjoy”, Bukele said to the athletes during his speech.

Later, Bruni called on the 495 athletes who will represent El Salvador in the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games to give their best to secure a place on the podium.

“This is the largest delegation we have ever had, 495 athletes; they are the essence of the Olympic movement, we must strive for excellence and aim to reach the podium”, stated the President of GOES.

The flag handover ceremony also had the presence of Luis Mejía, the President of Centro Caribe Sports, as well as around fifty athletes from different sports disciplines.

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