With a delegation of 14 competitors, nine seniors, and five juniors, Argentina is rolling on the World Cup skating track at the Municipal Sports Park of the ‘Musical Capital of America’, preparing for their participation in the Inline Speed Skating World Championships in Ibagué, 2021.
The “Albiceleste” team is a combination of renewal and experience and comes to be a leading player, fighting for medals and seeking a place among the most important representatives, both the continent and worldwide. In addition, they will begin preparations in Colombia for the 2022 World Cup, which will be held in Argentina.
One of the emblematic skaters is Juan Cruz Araldi, world champion and winner of the marathon, the closing event for the 2016 World Cups in Nanjing, China. We are very happy to be here. We tried everything possible to come earlier, but due to ticket processing, it was not possible. Even so, we have had good preparation, we had a good time together and we came with great enthusiasm, “said the skater.
Due to the pandemic, the dates of the world championships were moved one year; For this reason, the third edition of the World Skate Games, scheduled for Argentina, was postponed to 2022. “We have brought some of our new faces to Ibagué, boys with great conditions who we hope will gain experience and arrive at the World championships in very good shape.
Argentina’s delegation is formed by Milagros Calvinio, Naiara Sagasti, Gader Baca Gay Benjamín, Caetano Martorella and Agustín Peluso, in youth, while the senior team is made up of Rocío Berbel, Aylen Tuya, Micaela Siri, Francisco Petrelli, Nahuel Shelling, Juan Cruz Livilsi, Daniel Tuya, Santiago Roumec and Juan Cruz Araldi, managed by Guillermo Herrero, Rosana Sastre and Álvaro Ramos.