MONTEVIDEO. “To give them the National Pavilion is to give them the best values of our sport, fair play, delivery, commitment and joy for the competition,” said Fernando Cáceres. For the first time in the history of the world cycling championships, Uruguay will be represented with a double participation in the Junior and Ladies categories in the 86th edition of the World Road Cycling Championship.
Representatives of the delegation that will participate in the World Road Cycling Championship in Yorkshire (England) received the National Pavilion from the National Secretary of Sport, Fernando Cáceres, and Undersecretary Alfredo Etchandy. The act in the Executive Tower was witnessed by the president of the Uruguayan Cycling Federation, Pablo Quintana.
Cáceres stressed that the policy of dialogue and collaboration with the institutions characterizes the National Secretariat of Sport. “We must get used to building agreements and spaces of trust with mutual rights and obligations and with commitments that must be made to advance in the sports development that we all want,” he said.
He also stressed that “cycling is a sport much loved by Uruguayans” and that Uruguay will be represented for the first time in the history of world championships with a double participation, in junior and ladies.
“To give them the National Pavilion is to give them the best values of our sport, fair play, delivery, commitment and joy for the competition,” he reflected.
On the other hand, Cáceres highlighted the representation of women in this delegation. In this regard, he considered that the development of national sport is increasingly equitable and that the opportunities deserve it.
The 86th Road Cycling World Championship is organized by the International Cycling Union (UCI) and the British Cycling Union, will consist of races in the time trial and road specialties, in the men’s elite, women’s elite, men’s junior, junior female and male and female sub-23. In total, twelve world champion titles will be awarded. (presidency.gub.uy)