Luis Torres: Athlete of the year
Cable Onda Sport, a national television channel specialized in sports, recognized Luis Torres as the "Special Olympics Panama Athlete of the Year 2016." He has awarded for his human value, sense of camaraderie, and the effort injected into sports. "I feel very Happy to receive this award. I’m also here for my colleagues, coaches, and other people who are always supporting me.Thank you very much for this opportunity. We look forward to continue representing Panama," said Luis while receiving his award.
Luis, a 32-year-old field tennis athlete, was chosen from hundreds of Special Olympics athletes nominated nationwide. This is the seventh year in which Special Olympics Panama participates in this contest where the best athletes of the country are rewarded in more than 15 disciplines and categories.
Marketing and Development Coordinator, Special Olympics Latin America