The Mar Menor Games arrive this year in San Pedro del Pinatar

On October 6 and 7, more than 60 sports activities will be held in a large sports fair organized by the Union of Federations

The next 6 and 7 October beaches Villananitos and Lo Pagan, San Pedro del Pinatar, will host the third edition of the Mar Menor Games, an initiative of the Union of Sports Federations of the Region of Murcia which includes competitions, exhibitions, baptisms and tournaments of more than 60 sports that are practiced in the Region.

The mayor of San Pedro del Pinatar, Visitation Martinez, general director of Sports, Alonso Gómez, and the president of the Union of Sports Federations in the region, José María López Gullón, presented today at the Center for Marine Activities Lo Pagán the third edition of the Mar Menor Games, along with representatives of sports federations and the Faculty of Sports of the University of Murcia. After celebrating the first edition in Los Alcázares and the second in San Javier, now it’s San Pedro’s turn.

This initiative emerged three years ago with the aim of reclaiming the destiny of the Mar Menor as the ideal place to practice sports throughout the year, being also a showcase of the great diversity of sports in the Region of Murcia.

In this regard, Visitación Martínez stressed that “sports and nautical tourism is one of the main lines of expansion of the sector in recent years, as evidenced by the quality of sports facilities, the holding of national and international events, the proliferation of sports events, or the important nautical offer with three marinas “.

In this framework, the Mar Menor Games take place on October 6 and 7, with tournaments, exhibitions, championships and simultaneous activities on the beaches of Villananitos and La Puntica, the park of Mar Reyes de España, the esplanade, and the Nautical activities of disciplines as different as horse riding, fishing, beach wrestling, football, water polo, kayak polo, scuba diving, sailing, canoeing, cycling, boxing, rhythmic and aesthetic gimanisia, archery and orientation, among others.

You can also enjoy the Spanish Beach Tennis Championship, high jump, trialbici, beach handball, beach volleyball, beach soccer, colombicultura, taekwondo, judo, motorcycling, writing and karate.

In addition, there will be parallel play activities, such as the FeriaSport organized by the University of Murcia for the youngest children; activities also framed in the University Welcome party, traditional games, masterclass, laser tag or batting tunnel. The website www.marmenorgames.com also collects all the details of the activities.