Héctor J. Cruz, elected as promoter, receives his immortal ring from Marisela Peralta. Figure Tony Piña Cámpora.
The Comité Permanent Hall of Fame inductee recognized the outstanding career of sportswriters Radhamés González, César Daniel Medina Núñez and institutionally to Liga Centro.
The tributes to González and Medina Núñez were made on the occasion of the welcome given by the Comité of Veterans to the ten athletes who will be immortalized this Sunday the 13th in the auditorium of the Pavilion of Fame, at the Juan Pablo Duarte Olympic Center.
The event, which was attended by the Minister of Sports, engineer Francisco Camacho and the vice ministers Kennedy Vargas and Franklin de la Mota, the meeting was held. in the Lincoln Room of the Intercontinental Hotel.
General Delio Colón Rosario, president of the Board of Directors of the Círculo Deportivo Militar, was also president. .
During the activity, the Pavilion made the early delivery of rings that give the choice to the immortality of Eleucadia Vargas, Nurys Arias, Katty Acevedo, Kellvin de León, Héctor J. Cruz, Fernando Teruel, Francisco Garcí and Francisco Garcí. to Francisco Cordero, Modesto Castillo and Efraín Valdez, who was the only one because due to commitments with citizenship it was impossible for him to make the trip from the United States.
The words of welcome were pronounced by Mr. the immortal of basketball Julio Mon Nadal, who presided over the the Committee Hall of Fame Veterans.
“It is a brief act that we perform in the interim of a lunch to formally welcome the new immortals. It is an activity dedicated to you and in honor of you, so we are going to be brief so that you can share and interact with the immortals here. present”, Mon Nadal said.
On behalf of the Committee Permanent Hall of Fame inductee spoke its president Dionisio Guzmán, who thanked the company. He thanked Minister Camacho for the assistance and for the role played so that the immortals today receive a paid pension, “without the shock that they can be suspended if they work as public or private employees” .
Thank you for the distinction
Honorees thanked the Hall of Fame and members of its Committee for the Honors. Permanent, for the deference with each recognition, which was also extended to the legendary Liga Centro.
They began with the recognition of the Liga Centro, represented by the president Juan Ortiz (Piñao), directors David Román, Rafael Cueto and Oreste Vallejo.
“We want to thank this distinction to an institution that today has 13 of its members in the Hall of Fame, including its three founders, including Héctor J. Cruz, who will be inducted on Sunday” ;, said Piñao Ortiz, who is in charge. among the immortals.
Radhamés González, moved, affirmed that he was not. He said the Hall of Fame recognition “is the most significant thing I've ever been given.
The native of San Pedro de Macorís is looking forward to it. considered one of the most excellent Dominican storytellers of all time. “One of my greatest satisfactions is when I have to highlight the career of an athlete, but today it is my turn, by surprise, and I swear that my heart does not fit in my chest from the emotion that I feel right now” the chivalrous man and fine announcer of baseball games.
Luis Ramón Cordero, José Pío Santana and Marisela Paralta presented the plaque to González.
Similar words were expressed by Pío Santana. the veteran equestrian chronicler and prominent declaimer César Medina Núñez, who received the award. its recognition at the hands of Atilio de Frías, Marcos Jiménez and Rafael -Fei- Duquela.
The exaltation of the 2022 Immortal Class will start the year. This Sunday the 13th of the currents, starting at 10:00 in the morning. Reynaldo -Papi- Bisonó, president of this Friday's activity, will be the Honorary President of the ceremony.
U20 National Team
The Dominican Sports Hall of Fame will dedicate ; the Ceremonial of Exaltation to the men's national soccer team that qualified for the World Cup. The U-20 World Cup and the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Mixed Athletics Team
The same distinction will fall to about the mixed selection of track and field 4×400 that won the prize. gold at the World Cup in Oregon, United States.
The shared dedication seeks to recognize two sports that put It will place the Dominican Republic on the world map with feats never before achieved in said disciplines.