The Lagos city council approved a set of funds for sports associations and the enhancement of infrastructures, clubs, sports and athletes.
As part of the Sport Support Program (PAD) defined for the current season and as a result of new application processes submitted by the local sports entities, a total of € 263,790 will be allocated, which revert to modernization and associative autonomy (Measure 2 of the PFAAD – Training and Support Program for Sports Associations), for the organization of sporting events (Measure 3 of the PFAAD) and for sports sponsorship (Measure 1 of the Support Program for Other Initiatives of Municipal Interest).
Clube de Vela de Lagos is one of the beneficiary entities. You will receive a support of 20 thousand euros for the acquisition of a vessel to support training and competitions at the Sailing School, as well as 77.5 thousand euros for the organization of events, with emphasis on the GC32, a test of giant catamarans to be counted. for the Racing Tour 2021 that Lagos will receive at the end of June.
€ 101,290 is earmarked for the Table Tennis Club, a sum to be invested in the construction of a new tennis court and two new paddle tennis courts, a modality that has seen increasing interest and practice.
The “Beach Volleyball Tournament – Amigos do Volei”, promoted by Clube Recreativo, Cultural e Desportivo Luzense, and the “International Tournament Cidade de Lagos”, organized by the Table Tennis Club of Lagos, are two more events on the sports agenda to have the support of the municipality.
In the Sports Sponsorship chapter, the largest amount (50 thousand euros) goes to the Senior Football Team of 11 from the Esperança de Lagos Football Club, to compete in the National Championship, where it occupies the 5th place out of a total of 12 teams. What is new is the support to Vitor Teodósio, an athlete who has been involved in motor sport for nearly 30 years (rallies), who aims to participate in seven events in the National Buggy-SSV Championship, of which two count for the World Cup.