Many Catalans with a ticket for the Olympics
The women's national coaches, Adrian Lock, and men's, Fred Soyez, have announced the list of players who will represent Spanish hockey at the Tokyo Olympics. The two coaches have 16 representatives, plus 2 substitute players and 1 reserve goalkeeper.
The women's coach has called up seven Catalan players, five on the official list, a reserve goalkeeper and a reserve player.
The Catalan players are:
1. Berta Bonastre Peremateu (Egara Club)
2. Georgina Oliva Isern (Junior FC)
3. Carlota Petchame Bonastre (Junior FC)
4. Júlia Pons Genescà (CD Terrassa)
5. Clara Ycart Canal (CD Terrassa)
As a substitute, Lock has summoned Xantal Giné Patsi (RC Polo Barcelona) and Melani García Afonso (RC Polo Barcelona) will be the reserve goalkeeper.
The staff consists of Adrian Lock (Coach), Raúl Gómez (Analyst / Team Leader), Andrés Mondo (Coach), Alberto Ruíz (Coach / Goalkeeping Coach), Esther Morencos (Physical Trainer / Team Leader), Jorge Lombi (PC Coach), Sílvia Muñoz (Doctor), Berta Moreno (Physiotherapist) and Mariona Ramos (Physiotherapist).
The men's team will have thirteen Catalan players, two will be reserve and eleven will be on the official list.
1. Francesc Cortés Juncosa (Club Egara)
2. Miquel Delás de Andrés (FC Barcelona)
3. Roc Oliva Isern (RC Polo Barcelona)
4. Josep Romeu Argemí (Egara Club)
5. Marc Sallés Esteve (Atlétic Terrassa HC)
6. David Alegre Biosca (RC Polo Barcelona)
7. Vicenç Ruiz Torruella (RC Polo Barcelona)
8. Joan Tarrés Fortuny (Atlètic Terrassa HC)
9. Xavi Lleonart Blanco (RC Polo Barcelona)
10. Pau Quemada Cadafalch (Club Egara)
11. Marc Boltó Gimo (Atlètic Terrassa HC)
Llorenç Piera Grau (RC Polo Barcelona) and Albert Beltrán Mir (Atlètic Terrassa HC) are the reserve players.
The men's national team staff consists of Fred Soyez (Coach), Ramon Sala (Coach), Eduardo Aguilar (Coach), César Hernández (Team Leader), Alejandro Iglesias (Analyst), Jaume March (Physiotherapist) and Sílvia Muñoz (Doctor).
On Friday, July 9, at 6 pm at the Masia Freixa in Terrassa, Terrassa City Council will bid farewell to the Terrassa Olympics before their departure for the Tokyo Olympics on July 17.