A seven-minute promotional video, presented during the Seminar for Federations Level 1 & 2 held one day ahead of the FIVB 33rd World Congress, showed how the life of two young girls, Reyna and Rubí Navarro, who lived in an orphanage, radically changed after they were detected by the Young Talented Athletes Program of Baja California.
Now the Navarro sisters with a group of around one hundred young athletes from all over the state, live, train, eat and go to school in the facilities of the High Performance Sports Center located in Tijuana.
With only one year in the program these two girls have already participated in indoor and beach volleyball national events and are considered as two of the main prospects of the Baja California’s sports team.
Castro Verdugo, General Director of the Institute, explained the details of and goals of the program and its positive results.
“In Baja California, volleyball is bringing hope to hundreds of boys and girls that are just waiting for an opportunity to show us their potential. We are sure that step by step and spreading the values of our sport, we can and we will transform our society”.
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