Governor of Baja California Sur welcomes players
LA PAZ, Mexico, April 7, 2017 – The state governor of Baja
California Sur, H.E. Carlos Mendoza Davis, inaugurated the first
stop of the 2017 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit in La Paz
during an opening ceremony attended by over 4,000 spectators.
Mendoza Davis said it is a high distinction to host the event
for a second year in a row highlighting the contribution of
sport events to the growth of the tourism in the region.
The governor welcomed the athletes hailing from nine countries
underlining the fact that thanks to sports events like this one
the state has experience a growth of 17 % of visitors this year,
promising that his administration will continue supporting the
hosting of competitions for the benefit of the fans.
Previously, Angel Rivas, delegate of NORCECA and speaking on
behalf of its president Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, expressed the
gratitude of the institution to the state government for its
support saying this support should continue next year so the
fans can enjoy the excitement generated by a high level
tournament like those organized by the confederation.
Mexican players Juan Virgen and Lombardo Ontiveros presented
governor Mendoza with an official ball autographed by all the
players to thank for the great hospitality received by all the
delegations taking part in the event.