Historical feat: Tierra del Fuego judoka Rocío Ledesma qualified to compete in Paris 2024

Historical feat: Tierra del Fuego judoka Rocío Ledesma qualified to compete in Paris 2024
Historical feat: Tierra del Fuego judoka Rocío Ledesma qualified to compete in Paris 2024

Tierra del Fuego judoka Rocío Ledesma made history for sports in the province by obtaining nothing less than a passport to compete in the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games, with the Argentine National Team.

The news released publicly hours ago revealed that the young woman from Rio Grande, champion in several tournaments and 2022 Silver Olympian, achieved qualification after her presentation after competing in the IBSA Judo Grand Prix in the city of Tbilisi, Georgia.

Ledesma traveled there together with the Argentine Judo National Team adapted for people with visual impairment, and reached the final stages in his category (J1 – 48 kgs.)

The judoka from Fuegian closed her participation with a creditable fifth place where she was on the verge of the bronze medal, however, she secured her passport to compete in the sport’s highest event that is held every four years.

Rocío along with her Argentine peers Nadia Boggiano, Paula Gómez and Eduardo Gauto are the ones who will represent Argentina in this discipline in France, where the Games will take place between August 28 and September 8.

The Sports Secretariat of the province celebrated Ledesma’s classification as an achievement “that is not only a source of pride for our judokas, but also for our province and for the entire country, which will see its representatives compete in the sporting event.” most important in the world”.

“We congratulate Rocío for the enormous achievement achieved as a result of her work, perseverance and perseverance in the discipline,” highlighted the Fuegian portfolio.


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