In the debut of the Rodeo in the CONADE National Games, the Durango delegation managed to reach the finals, in a competition that took place in the state of Aguascalientes.
And the double lasso cowboys, Anwar Banda and José Pérez, managed to win the silver medal and thus make history within this new sport, in the most important sporting event in the country.
For the first time, the Commission of Physical Culture and Sports (CONADE) allowed the sport of Rodeo its incursion so that the cowboy family can enjoy this event that is held year after year, where high-performance athletes from all over Mexico are measured. champion of this luck in the Senior Youth category who took the gold was the state of Nuevo León with Jesús Martínez and Daniel Morales, while the bronze went to Johan Miranda and Eder González from Sonora.
In another exciting final, with a good score in both of his mounts, Celso Núñez entered the final in third place with 140 points after facing 30 competitors, but in the last round, he had to ride the bull called Hollywood, who knocked down, leaving him without a score and thus being left out of the medal table.
It is worth mentioning that the day before, this same specimen knocked down Luis Santiago Vargas, who suffered a fracture of the tibia and fibula and was operated on in a hydro-warm hospital, with insurance covering the venue of the event. He had a very good score, but in the end, he was unlucky to deal with that horn.
In the final of the Junior Senior Women’s barrel race, Ximena Palacios managed to get to the finals, but with her time on her last attempt, she did not manage to get on the podium, against the best in the country.
Cowboys and cowgirls participated in this event in various ways, in addition to barrel racing, goat tying, stick racing, bull riding, and pair roping, as well as the delegate trainers and horsemen.
The delegation was made up of: Ana Valentina Álvarez Piña, Yaremi García Chaires, Daniela Dominik Ramírez Rodríguez, Georgina Dilen Rosas Hernández, Victoria Alcántar, Victoria del Carmen Sandoval Fierro, Azalia Odilet Saltijeral Saucedo and Ximena Janmet Palacios Rodríguez.
Pedro Sabino Limones, José Luis Pérez Quiñones, Celso Francisco Núñez, Luis Santiago Vargas, Celso Nuñez Nevarez and Anwar Omar Banda Sánchez, under the command of coaches Salas Carrillo Ana Rosa, Sandoval Trejo José Armando, José Manuel Santiesteban Salas and as a delegate of sport Dulce María Santisteban Salas, as horsemen José Renato Alvarado, Pedro Luna and Juan Luis Pérez, who are in charge of the horses in this competition.