The Mexican Racquetball Paola Longoria has been nominated for the award for the “Best Athlete of All Time Greatest Athlete of All Time awarded by the World Games. Compete against 23 other nominees, particularly outstanding athletes in their respective sports, for this highly prestigious recognition of their entire career performance.
Longoria not only stands out for the nomination but because she is the only Mexican among those considered. Paola Michelle Longoria Lopez is a 31-year-old racquetball player, born in the city of San Luis Potosi in central Mexico.
She is considered a living legend in the world
Professional racquetball internationally, having achieved 106 titles in competitions organized by the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour the most renowned and recognized organization in this sport.
In 2020 he managed to win four medals even though due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the racquetball sports contests were canceled. In her career, she won the International Racquetball Federation women’s world championship three times, something that only two other racquetball players in the world have managed to achieve: Michelle Gould and Cheryl Gudinas.
She has excelled in the women’s singles and doubles categories. Together with Samantha Salas, also Mexican, he has formed a duo that leads the ranking of couples in professional racquetball.
She is the first Mexican to be considered the best racquetball player on the planet by the Women’s Professional Racquetball Organization, in English. He has topped the ranking in 12 of the last 13 seasons.
At the Pan American Games in Guadalajara 2011, Toronto 2015, and Lima 2019, he has won three gold medals respectively for the Teams Doubles and Individual categories. He has also excelled at the Central American and Caribbean Games, winning two gold medals in Cartagena Colombia in 2006 and another two in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico in 2010.
The World Games are an international event of multiple sports
And disciplines that are not included in the Olympics. These are organized by the International World Games Association (IWGA) and are officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee. They are celebrated every four years.
The list of 24 nominees was released on January 4 on the organization’s website, where they affirm that each of the athletes on the list is considered an extraordinary athlete who has stood out in one or more editions of the Games. of the World (World Games).
The winner will be chosen
from user voting on the internet. If you want to support Paola Longoria, or any other of the famous athletes nominated, you can do so on this portal. This is the dynamics of voting: you must give two votes to different athletes and you can make new votes every 24 hours.
On January 20, only the 10 athletes with the highest number of votes will be elected to continue in the contest, the rest will be eliminated. Voting closes on February 1 and the candidate who has received the most public support, from among these 10 select athletes, will receive this important recognition.
At this point in the voting,
Mexican Longoria is in third place, surpassed only by Nicol David, retired squash player from Malaysia, and Russian sumo wrestler Batyr Atv