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UANL Tigres selected for Summer Universiade

The National Council of Sports and Education, announced the selected students that will compete in the 30th edition of the 2019 Summer Universiade.

UANL athletes will face a tough competition this coming July 2 in the Napoli 2019 Summer Universiade. A total of 13 competitors in individual disciplines are confirmed and will participate in this event.

Four UANL students will compete in athletics, with Diego del Real Galindo heading up the list in hammer throw. Juan Carlos Alanis Prieto, sprinter, who won two gold medals in 100 and 200 meter sprints. Susana Hernandez Aviña, two-time champion in the long jump, and Edgar Isaac Ramirez who become bronze medalist on winning the 400m.

UANL taekwondo have excelled, since the arrival of a great taekwondo instructor, Fernando Alvarez Perez, a total of 11 uanl-athletes have participated on these competitions. Now, four students have been selected to compete in this field, Anel Felix, Fernanda Lopez, Alexis Esquivel, and Abdon Rivera.

Vanessa Infante, Diana Torres, and Melanie Salgado will be defending their position in fencing. Jonathan Espadas and Alexis de Leon will compete in Judo, and Andres Villarreal and Alejandra Estrellas will participate in Diving.

Napoli 2019 Summer Universiade will be held in Naples, Italy, from 3 to 14 July. This international event is organised by the International University Sports Federation. In the coming days, the National Council of Sports and Education will reveal the shortlist in the category of team sports.

Posted by: Department of Press

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