The young Spanish climber Alberto Ginés has acknowledged that “the simple fact of being” in the Olympic Games “is already a dream” and that “everything that comes will be a gift”, during the combined event that will take place next Tuesday.
“The simple fact of being here is already a dream. As a child I saw it as complicated because I was not an Olympian, but in 2016 when he joined the Olympic program I already saw it as a reality. The goal was to be here and everything that comes will be a gift “Ginés explained to the press.
His main objective in Tokyo will be “to gain experience for Paris 2024, which will be the big date.” “We are used to doing single-discipline competitions, but not with the Olympic format. It has been a challenge for all of us to prepare just for this competition, but sport has taught me that, if you want to achieve something, with work and struggle you can achieve it. everything, “he stressed.
Ginés, 18, will be the Spanish representative in the premiere of sport climbing in the Olympic Games, an event in which he hopes to stand out among the twenty participants of the combined modality who seek the first Olympic medals in the history of sport. The Extremaduran will start competing on Tuesday at 10:00 am (Spanish peninsular time) at the Aomi Urban Sports Park.