MAZATLÁN.- The Mazatlan athlete Martín Díaz Martínez managed to qualify for the grand final of the 2021 International Surf Association World Championship, which will take place in Pismo Beach, California.
Díaz Martínez achieved good maneuvers above his table, reaching the podium in the Stand 2 category of the ISA World Para Surfing, after achieving a total score of 12.13 units, beating his opponents Alison Avisar (Israel, 10.73 points), Eric Dargent (France, 8.83 points) and Jeremy Butts (Puerto Rico, 3.37 points).
“We are in the final. They were two good rounds, the teamwork we have done has been essential to be here, it has been a pleasant experience, but we still have to do our best, “he said.
The Mexican national team is one of the best exponents of the entire country within its category, so it seeks to enter its first Paralympic Games in France 2024, where it wants to continue making history.
The Mazatlan will play his first final this Saturday after five years of hard work. Martín will face the best of the heats, Daniel Meléndez from Costa Rica, Colin Cook from Hawaii, who has already faced and surpassed, as well as Alcino Neto from Brazil.