Jan 24, 2023

EL SALVADOR.- The President of the Organizing Committee of the Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador 2023 (COSSAN2023), Yamil Bukele, presented this Monday the official image of the 24th edition of the event, which will take place in the Salvadoran capital between June 23 and July 8 of this year.

Under the slogan: “IT’S TIME TO TRANSCEND”, Bukele showed to the great local and regional sports family the logo of San Salvador 2023, where seven stars form a circle, representing the constant movement, evolution and the transformation process that El Salvador is going through.

“The stars have guided humanity since its origins and have become a symbol that represents harmony, prosperity and glory. These stars in our logo represent: progress, confidence, prosperity, hope, energy, innovation and courage,” Bukele detailed.

Yamil Bukele, while presenting the image of the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games, San Salvador 2023. (Photo: COSSAN 2023)

The President of COSSAN2023, highlighted the articulated work of the Sports Cabinet, formed by different entities of the Government of the President of the Republic, Nayib Bukele, in a clear and strong commitment to sport.

On his side, the President of Centro Caribe Sports, Luis Mejía, highlighted the importance of El Salvador hosting the Games for the third time in its history, where only Mexico and Colombia surpass them with four editions.

“This is a magical moment because you not only represent the people of El Salvador, you must represent all of us. From tonight you become the capital of sports,” said the sports leader of the Central American and Caribbean region.

The first time the Salvadoran city hosted the Games was in 1935, and it returned to host the multi-sport event in 2002.

For this edition, 32 sports will be held in San Salvador and seven in the Santo Domingo sub-venue, with a total of 54 sports disciplines, with the participation of the 37 member countries of Centro Caribe Sports.

The games will be inaugurated on June 23 and closed on July 8. Both ceremonies will be held at the Jorge “El Mágico” González National Stadium.

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