Ana Bermúdez, athletics judge, is in charge of reviewing the competitions, taking the marks, measuring … In short; any technical aspect that allows the correct development of the test; basic and essential skeleton for this Master World Athletics Championship.
“When I was eleven years old I started in athletics … I practiced handball from a very young age but we ran out of equipment and started training to compete in this modality” Ana tells us. “And it was already 16 when I started working as a judge For different sports events, in short, more than ten years of knowing this world, with fantastic people and places, “he adds.
“Women need to be more encouraged to participate in sports, if a woman has to train, study and get hardly any economic facilities, they end up abandoned, and most girls are removed from sports when they enter university,” says Ana. prejudices have a very negative influence, if a woman trains a lot and develops muscles, she becomes visible as a machorra.We have to advance, admire and value sportswomen “.
“Being in a championship like the world master, surrounded by older women who enjoy sports and are in good shape is very comforting.”
“It’s a healthy sport, with a good atmosphere and it gives you a lot of discipline, it makes you have good physical shape … but also at a psychological level it makes you stronger, think positive and value the effort” concludes the judge.