Iberdrola Supera Awards promote equality through women’s sports

Iberdrola President Ignacio Galán was responsible for presenting the Iberdrola Supera Awards this Wednesday. some thanks promoting equality through sport Equipped with a total of 300,000 euros, which will serve to make the winning projects in each of its six categories a reality.

Iberdrola has been the main supporter of women’s sports in Spain since 2016. Supports 32 National Federations, Promoting more than 600,000 federated women, two out of three federated women. Also, it has more than 100 competitions. correct naming Iberdrola, including 32 leagues.

Regarding the awards, Galán said that with these awards, “the company has fulfilled its comprehensive commitment to equality, accompanying girls and women to fulfill their dreams “Just as a building needs the best foundations, the athletes of the future deserve the best support.”

In fact, he pointed out that events like this “are the road to future success and provide visibility into ongoing initiatives.” from grassroots sports to high competition, move through the more social realm of sport, such as inclusion or mental health care for athletes”.

50,000 Euros are awarded to each of the winning projects, programs or initiatives

this Honorary Jury, Susanna Griso, Sonsoles Ónega, Eli Pinedo, Ona Carbonell, Amanda Sampedro, Carolina Marín, Javier Fernández, Jesús Carballo, Manu Carreño, Marta Arce, Paloma del Río, Sandra Sánchez, Silvia Navarro, Teresa Perales and Vicente del Bosque to make her decision, They argued for days.

The winners somehow know the verdict. event hosted by journalist Aurora González, portrayed by illusionist Jorge Luengo and singer Luz Casal, with the participation of Supreme Sports Council President José Manuel Franco; María Victoria Cabezas, general secretary of the Spanish Olympic Committee; Miguel Carballeda, president of the Spanish Paralympic Committee; Sofia Miranda, Delegate of the Madrid City Council Councilor for Sports; representatives of the 32 National Sports Federations sponsored by the company; and numerous Iberdrola Ambassadors such as Carolina Marín (badminton), Ona Carbonell (synchronous swimming) or Teresa Perales (swimming) among others.

Equality through sport

The awards ceremony put the finishing touches on a third edition. There were 600 applications and began to make visible the company’s leading role in achieving equality through the practice of sports.

Prizes totaling 300,000 Euros, 50,000 euros each winning projects, programs or initiatives from six categories:

“Supera Base” for the promotion of basic sports for girls up to the age of 16 Getxo Skating and Roller Hockey Sports Club (Basque Country), to adapt their infrastructure to compete.

“Supera Competición” to help women get involved in the competition, Burgos Penguins Rugby Sports Club (Castilla y León) Promote to the Honors Division B and make rugby a reference sport for all women and girls in the state.

Iberdrola adds a new category to this edition of the Awards: “Super Mental Health”

“Supera Inclusion” for the inclusion of women with special abilities in sports practice Delikia Sports Club To promote the practice of athletics in youth with disabilities through training in schools, associations and medical societies in Galicia.

“Super Social” to help women integrate into society through sports Algeciras Rowing Club (Andalusia) placement of women who beat breast cancer by rowing the team.

“Supera Difusión” awarded its fair share for bringing visibility to women’s sport documentary series conquerors, He thanked ExtTV channel for its project that tells the stories of athletes, clubs and federations worth being recognized, valued and remembered.

And as a novelty in this issue, “Supera Salud Mental”, which rewards mental health services in the field of sports, project train your wings Affit’s, For the development of adolescents through the implementation of a sports program and increased hours of physical activity in the Therapeutic Education Unit of the Castellón State Hospital.

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