Annual athletic games begin with a ceremony

Officials and students inaugurated this year’s Juegos Deportivos Estudiantiles Friday at a ceremony in Santa Ana. Some 60,000 students will participate in the events, that include 10 different sports. This is the 31st year.

There are local and regional elimination events in five age categories that lead to the national finals. The events are under the auspices of the Ministerio de Educación Pública. Winners will compete in the Central American games.

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