The Sportswomen Gala It was held this Monday in Madrid, an event that in its third edition values sports talent as well as the work of events and clubs that support development and training. The Cibeles Palace in the capital it was the scene in which the prizes and recognitions were given to some of the proper names of the feminine sport.
As for athletes, Lydia Valentín, triple Olympic medalist in weightlifting and with four world podiums was the protagonist with Susana Rodríguez, Paralympic triathlon champion at the Tokyo Games, who could not be present at the event. What’s more, Paloma del Río, sports journalist whose voice is a reference in the broadcasts of major events, with numerous awards for her professional work, was recognized for her career and her work in disseminating and promoting women’s sport.
As for clubs, the Movistar Basketball Students was awarded for his promotion to the highest category in which he has achieved a meritorious fifth position, as well as the AD Handball Villaverde, a club with women’s teams from the children’s category to the senior category, which received the award from the hands of two ‘warriors’ such as Carmen Martín and Carmen Campos.
The Royal Spanish Swimming Federation, for the successes of the Women’s Water Polo Team (silver in Tokyo) or the Women’s Race, a landmark event in Europe that has grown since its founding in 2004, were other protagonists of an event that was attended by José Manuel Franco, president of the CSD, and José Luis Martínez Almeida, Mayor of Madrid, among other public positions.