The deputies of the legitimate National Assembly recognized the commendable performance of the Venezuelan weightlifter, Julio Mayora, silver medalist at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
“Thanks to Julio Mayora for giving us this joy and congratulations on your great achievement,” said the First Vice President of the National Assembly, Juan Pablo Guanipa.
The deputy for Zulia State indicated that “the whole country celebrates for you and embraces you, you are showing what Venezuelans really are, people capable of achieving what we set out to do.”
Similarly, parliamentarian Carlos Valero joined the national jubilee for this new achievement of Venezuelan sports.
“Congratulations to our country, a breeze of hope for Venezuela,” said Valero.
Meanwhile, Deputy Mariela Magallanes assured that this medal conveys hope and joy to the Venezuelan people.
“Sport unites and our Venezuelan delegation rejoices us with the first Olympic medal in the midst of so much uncertainty, it gives us lessons in humility, perseverance, and hard work to achieve the objectives,” she concluded.
This Wednesday Julio Mayora won the silver medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by setting his mark in snatch of 156 kilograms, and in clean and jerk of 190 kilos.
The gold medal went to the Chinese Shi Zhiyong, who set a world record and won his second gold in the category.
With this silver medal won by the native of Vargas State, Venezuela totals 18 medals in the history of the Olympic Games, two of which have been achieved in the discipline of weightlifting.