Athletes ask AMLO to continue support for Tokyo 2020 (Photo: Henry Romero / .)

On the eve of the Executive Branch presenting its budget proposal for 2021, athletes sent a letter to Andrés Manuel López Obrador. The reason for your letter is that the government maintains economic support for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The document was jointly written by Olympic and Paralympic athletes, coaches, specialists, leaders, officials, referees, university coordinators, as well as representatives of the private initiative.

« The aforementioned We remember and acknowledge your support for the delegations that represented Mexico, with unprecedented results for our country, during the Pan American and Parapan American Games in Lima 2019 ”, reads the letter he consulted Infobae Mexico.

The athletes’ commission appealed to stimuli that its administration has given in an unprecedented way to sport and physical culture. « We allow ourselves to transmit through these lines our concern about the possible extinction of the Fund for High Performance Sports (Fodepar) ”, indicates the text.

A part of the letter they sent to Andrés Manuel López Obrador (Photo: Special)

And it is that for several months the deputy Dolores Padierna presented an initiative to eliminate trusts, among them Fodepar. After several talks between legislators and athletes, Mario Delgado, Morena coordinator in the Lower House, assured that the Fund would not disappear. However, this decision does not seem to be final yet.

Due to this situation, the representation of athletes was presented this Monday to National Palace to deliver the letter. In this they give their arguments why the trust that administers the company should not be eliminated. National Commission for Physical Culture and Sports (Conade).

The commission noted that sports cycles are different from fiscal cycles. « The Fodepar allows you to pay for the aforementioned concepts practically all year round, particularly in January and February, when the agencies still do not have budgetary solvency, ”the document states.

They recalled that the López Obrador administration has insisted that the support go directly to those most in need. Because of this, they noted that Fodepar works without intermediaries, preventing the money from being withheld or delivered by third parties.

In several journalistic investigations, alleged triangulations have been denounced to divert money from this fund by Conade (Photo: .)

However, in several journalistic investigations alleged triangulations have been reported to divert money from this fund by Conade. Especially from this administration led by the brunette and former sprinter, Ana Gabriela Guevara.

“The sports community is the first interested in having it investigated and punished according to the law, without this damaging the careers of the competitors. Mexican athletes should not pay the consequences for mismanagement by officials”, They assured.

The disappearance of Fodepar on the eve of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in Tokyo in 2021 causes very serious effects on athletes

Three proposals for the medium term

The representation of athletes appeared this Monday at the National Palace to deliver the letter (Photo: Special)

The sportsmen’s commission commented that it is not closed to the disappearance of Fodepar. However, they reiterated that this decision in the Olympic year would be catastrophic. « We, like you, are against opacity », they expressed.

« Respectfully We ask you to consider continuing the Fodepar until the end of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo and in the meantime they establish the regulations so that it works with greater transparency ”, they indicated.

They gave various proposals for strengthen legal-administrative regulations and standards. « There will have to be a new scheme that strictly adjusts to the public policies that you promote, » they limited and gave three points:

For several months, the deputy Dolores Padierna presented an initiative to eliminate trusts, among them Fodepar (Photo: Chamber of Deputies / Cuartoscuro)

A) Strengthening of National System of Physical Culture and Sports in accordance with the Conade board of directors, where the Secretaries of State and the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) participate.

B) Make a comprehensive reform to the LGCFyD to create a new legal figure to replace the Fund, in addition to creating social comptrollerships within the sports organizations from the integration of sports committees.

C) Coordination with the supervisory bodies internal, of the Public Function and of the Superior Audit of the Federation, to articulate mechanisms of transparency and rendering of accounts of the resources of the sport and the physical culture.

In case of goodbye to Fodepar

Athletes sent a letter to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (Photo: Special)

The sports community also anticipated that there is no continuity of Fodepar. Thus, They asked the Government to make known plans and programs that replace the mechanisms for the delivery of resources.

« This information should include mechanisms to immediately pay for resources for the indicated concepts, since, as you know, payment due dates are established by international organizations many times without prior notice ”, they declared.

They noted that sport is a guaranteed human right in the Mexican Constitution. « Everyone has the right to physical culture and to the practice of sport, » reads the fourth article of the Magna Carta.

« Mr. President, you are an athlete, we know of his love for this noble activity and his conviction to promote it. We are sure that he will give special attention to the request of the national sports community and will make the best decision for Mexico”, They concluded.

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