The first game of the Bronze Cup Hyundai handicap 12-14, held this afternoon at the Santa Maria Polo Club in Sotogrande, was the victory of Mansion-LaLigaSports. The team composed of Pedro Beca, Patricio Neves, Nicolas Ruiz Guiñazu and Pelayo Berazadi won 14-8 to Sainte Mesme. In this way the 49th International Tournament MANSION Polo opens a new level of competition, as Monday began the handicap 4-6. The intensity increases in a sport and leisure event that arouses great interest, and that this Wednesday was the protagonist in one of the informative programs of Canal Sur Television.
The match, held at court IV of Los Pinos, was marked by Sainte Mesme, a team formed by Clemente Zavaleta, Salvador Jauretche and Birger and Robert Strom managed to finish the second chukker or period of play with a draw at three, but from the third time Mansion-La Liga Sports was ahead of the scoreboard, and in the fourth time acquired a definite advantage until the final result.
Tomorrow, Thursday, the handicap competition returns 4-6. A new match in this category corresponding to the 1892 Isolas Bronze Cup is announced in the sports agenda, specifically the subsidiary final, which will pit Biarritz against Fray Guen Indi from 7pm onwards on court II at Los Pinos. The final will take place the next day, Friday, July 31st.
The 49th MANSION International Polo Tournament is facing the middle of its first week and is attracting increasing media interest. This Wednesday, it starred in a part of the informative program “Buenos días” of Canal Sur Televisión, which interviewed the general director of the Santa María Polo Club, José María Fernández. In this space he spoke about the importance of this event for tourism in Andalusia. Also, it was emphasized that the competition will continue this year despite all the difficulties, and explained the measures taken to make the tournament a safe event. In this sense, the tournament is presented as an alternative leisure plan this summer for both visitors and residents.
The spectators of the regional television have been able to see the offer that the Santa Maria Polo Club provides as a complement to a spectacular sport, such as polo. For example, from Friday to Sunday, musical performances have been programmed. The concerts will be held after the matches, to set the scene in the restaurant and drink area, which is located next to the fashion and accessories shops that make up the Shopping Village. And children will also be able to have fun in the space destined to play children’s attractions, the so-called Kid’s Area.
The public interested in attending the 49th International Tournament MANSION Polo can check the competition calendar and book their tickets on the website www.tip.santamariapoloclub.com, as well as at the box office of the site, located in San Roque (Cadiz), near the port of Sotogrande.