The Municipal climbing wall of San Pedro Alcántara It again hosts sports competitions after the pandemic and will be the scene this weekend of the I Climbing Promotion Event 2021, an event that already has more than 70 registered and that will include the celebration of the Andalusian cup and a local tournament to publicize this discipline. The councilor of Sports Activities from Sampedre, Javier Mérida, and the representatives of the Andalusian Federation of Mountaineering, Juan Pietro, and the Ama Dablam Alpine Club, Manuel González ‘Lolo’, have presented this test today, which will be held on Saturday, from 9.00 at 8:30 p.m., and on Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Our goal is to promote escalation and take advantage of the recent reopening of the facility to enhance its value,” said Mérida.
The promotional tournament, free of charge, will begin on Saturday with the youngest category, followed by juvenile, infant and cadet. On Sunday the youth tournament and the absolute test will take place. “This climbing wall is a magnificent place for any climbing event”, has valued Pietro, who has trusted that the Andalusian cup will be “a total success”. For his part, González thanked the federation for the support “to organize this event” and the City Council “for putting the facilities into operation.” At this point, Mérida has stressed that “this government team is firmly committed to sport” and has emphasized the investment made to put the climbing wall back into operation, reopened in 2020 after 14 years in disuse. “The next intervention will be the remodeling of the changing rooms so that the clubs can enjoy sport with all the comforts,” he has advanced.