The Central American and Caribbean Games and the Pan American Games are two strong competitions that will be at their doorstep; Mexico will present a fresh team
Mexico City. , Women’s softball faces two challenges next year as they dream of a podium finish in both Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador And this Pan American Santiago 2023With a renewed squad, but with ambitions to write another piece of history in the form of the Tokyo 2020 cycle.
With the classification both jocks achieved at the previous Pan American Championships in Guatemala, the Mexican team is motivated to return to the international scene with two jocks comprising the Olympic path, although for Paris 2024, softball was not part of the activity. Program.
,We have to prepare well for both the events. We know we have to double our efforts if we want to create history like last cycle”, told the National Commission for Physical Culture and Sports (CONADE), Olympic athlete Stefania Aradilas, who now has experience in a team full of young people but with a desire to move forward.
For the player, being part of a youth team represents an opportunity to channel his nearly 10 years of experience in the national team, which he has gained through international exposure in tournaments both in the United States and on the Asian continent.
,They are very talented youngsters and I am sure with work we will start the cycle well. We must now begin preparing for 2023 with two competitions where much remains to be done to become one of the best in America”, he expressed.
At the Central Caribbean event in Barranquilla 2018, the national team won the silver medal in the final game against Puerto Rico with impressive performances from Tatyana Forbes, Victoria Videls, Brittany Cervantes and Nelley López, so now the goal is to finish on the podium in San Salvador 2023. For.
While at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, he finished fourth, where the United States won the title.
The youth national team knows that for Paris 2024, softball was not included in the program so they will have time to warm up in conditions similar to the cycle leading up to Tokyo 2020, where they made history by finishing fourth Was.
,We are motivated to pursue a new path that allows us to continue making softball history as we have done. I’m lucky to be part of a team with experience and I’m happy to be able to pass what I know to young women”, he expressed.
The level in the Central Caribbean region is strong, as is Puerto Rico, who will go with an experienced team in search of a second title, but also Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela, who have improved their competitiveness in four years level.
While on the American level, the United States will be looking to support the Lima 2019 title, in addition to Canada and Puerto Rico, who were Peru’s podium teams.
,No team is easy, it’s just a matter of going out there and willing to give it your all. We have a team to reach the finals so we have to prepare well for both the competitions“, she claimed.