The Costa Rican Athletics Federation (Fecoa) separated four athletes from the National Team who had planned to participate in the 2021 North and Central American Caribbean Athletics Championship (NACAC), which will take place from Friday to Sunday at the National Stadium , In our country.
“The athletes had to leave the concentration hotel, where they were staying, due to acts of indiscipline, so they were left out of the call and the Federation began a disciplinary process in order to study each of the cases” , stated in a press release.
It is worth mentioning that those selected signed a document in which they committed to respect the protocols, regulations and codes established for said event, in which categories U-18, U-20 and U-23 take part.
Although it is not mentioned in the statement, La Nación learned that, apparently, the young people had shared with members of another delegation until late at night, which disturbed the rest of other colleagues, who complained to the Fecoa authorities . They also broke the health bubble that the Federation had imposed, to safeguard the health of each of the participants.
In the note sent to the media, it was added that: “the board of directors of the Costa Rican Athletics Federation confirmed once again the commitment to discipline, sacrifice, and dedication of all those athletes and coaches who work every day for be better and achieve your goals ”.
“At the same time, the pact between the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Sports with the approved health protocols that has served to advance in the midst of this pandemic with controlled sporting events remains firm and will not allow any member or member of the institution He risks the health of his teammates and the image of our beautiful sport with this type of action ”, added the letter.
After the first two days of competition, our country ranks second in the contest with 26 gold, 15 silver and 15 bronze medals, for a total of 44 medals.
The first place is held by Jamaica with 26 gold, 13 silver and 4 bronze medals. While Barbados is third with 12 golds, 11 silvers and five bronzes. The tournament ends this Sunday at 2 pm
263 athletes from 19 delegations from the region participated in the regional tournament.