Pedri, during a friendly in front of previous Japan to the Olympic games


The 'delegation culé' present in the Olympic games of Tokyo

Published:18/07/2021 - 14:38h

Updated:18/07/2021 - 16:00h

With Pedri, Mingueza, Eric García Pau Gasol and Yulimar Rojas like main figures, more than a treintena of depostistas linked to the Barça will be present in the just olympic that will celebrate in Tokyo. For the tournament of handball there is a total of 13 culés inscribed

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The next 23 July finally will light the olympic flame in Tokyo, an event that was foreseen for the past year, but that finally was suspended as a result of the sanitary crisis, by what will take place in few weeks. In her they will be present some 35 sportsmen linked to the FC Barcelona.

For the tournament of football, will be Pedri, with a good number of minutes on between season and Eurocopa, Óscar Mingueza and Eric García representing to 'The Red'. In the feminine branch the calls have been Lieke Martens, by the Low Countries, Giovana Queiroz, by Brazil and Fridolina Rölfö, by Sweden.

By the Spanish selection of basketball, that usually appears between the aspiring to the medals after the silver and the bronze reached in London 2012 and River 2016, respectively, would be Pau Gasol, Pierre Oriola and Álex Abrines in the preliminary list, whereas Leandro Bolmaro will follow suit with Argentina, one of the direct rivals of Spain in the first phase.

Culés In athletics, handball and hockey on grass

Likewise, in the athletics, the Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas arrives like one of the candidates to the gold, after having obtained the silver in the past edition and have broken several records in his discipline, the triple jump. The Brazilian Núbia Soares will be competing with her in the olympic appointment.

Jaël-Sakura Bastué (200 metres), Aauri Lorena Bokesa (400 metres), Adrian Ben and Pablo S. Valladares (800 metres), Sebastián Martos and Carolina Oaks (3.000 metres with obstacles), Laura Round (launching of hammer), Raquel González (20 km leaves) and Nelson Evora (triple jump) complete the list of Barcelona in the events of athletics.

But the record figure of the Barça takes place in the tournament of handball, where until 13 players find linked to the club. Four of them form part of the Spanish delegation: Raúl Entrerríos, Ángel Fernández, Aleix Gómez and Gonzalo Pérez of Vargas. By France, will play Ludovic Fábregas, Timothey N'Guessan, Dika Mem and Melvyn Richardson. Haniel Langaro And Thiagus Petrus will defend the colours of Brazil and other three will be in distinct teams: Leonel Maciel (Argentina), Ali Zein (Egypt) and Luis Frade (Portugal).

The 'delegation' of the FC Barcelona in the nation of the sun naciente will be completed by Miki Delàs, of the team of hockey on grass that will go in search of a medal for Spain, that in the previous editions of the olympic appointment were near to hang some metal when finishing in the fifth and sixth place.

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