The paralympic athletes finalize their preparations for the europe 2020 Tokyo bubbles created in the high performance centres

227 members of the spanish team

The Sierra Nevada, Madrid and San Cugat and Sports in seville and Palma de Mallorca host for two weeks to spaniards who will compete in the paralympic games starting next 24 august

Madrid, 09 august 2021.The components of spanish paralympic team have begun their final phase of preparation for 2020 in the Tokyo high performance centres in conditions that will enable bubble completed its Past practice in the best possible health security so that it reaches the competition law.

In this way, in Madrid have been accommodated 74 people among athletes, technical and responsible for the following disciplines: Archery, Wheelchair basketball (female), Judo, Powerlifting, tyre, Taekwondo and table tennis. In Sant Cugat, for its part, will be the representatives of the disciplines of Athletics, swimming, triathlon and Tenis. The Sierra Nevada high altitude training centre will host a Wheelchair basketball (male), triathlon and soccer, whereas in Seville will be concentrated selections from Kayaking and Rowing and Palma de mallorca, as well.

These bubbles have been designed in a coordinated by the high council of sports (CSD), the spanish agency of health protection in sport (AEPSAD) and the Spanish Paralympic Committee (SC-GSO) under the protocol called “ Concentrated to Tokyo ”. “ Sportsmen and women must have all the guarantees in order to reach the competition in the best conditions and allow these bubbles ”, has assured the secretary of State for sport, josé Manuel Franco. Moreover, pointed out that “ the games continue, it is time for our people, relationships, an example of courage, improvement and courage that we will allow us to continue enjoying the sport of the highest level ”.

The paralympic games (JJPP), which will take place from 24 august to 5 september, attended a total of 227 persons, 139 of these athletes competing in a total of 15 disciplines.

Support of the olympic and paralympic sport

For the first time in a few JJPP medal awards will be co-financed from the sce and the CSD, so that for every gold medal to be offset by 70,000 euros, with 35,000 silver and bronze medals with 21,000.

In this vein, the Government, through CSD allocated €1.9 million to the STANDING COMMITTEE for the participation of the spanish athletes in the games of tokyo, an increase of 375% of the allocation from the previous olympic cycle.

With funding support has also been reflected in relation to the olympic sport to which this year alone had been allocated eur 12 million allocation: 4.7 of the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) and 7.3 fellowship in support of the Olympic Sport (PIPE). What the council's role in helping to scholarships ADO amounts to $23.5 million on a total of $42.3 million, which had not happened before.

In addition, this financial support has also been reflected in the maintenance of the fellowship in support of the Paralympic Sport Objective (ADOP), which have been made this year to 131 athletes, 18 athletes and coaches 110. This is an initiative of the council, the ministry of Social Rights by 2030, and Agenda, the ministry of finance and the standing committee and that is intended to provide to the spanish people, relationships and the best possible conditions, in order to implement its preparedness to address with guarantee of success the participation of the Spanish team in the paralympic games.