Kevin Cordón reached the round of 16 at the Tokyo Olympics by winning Group C and the Guatemalan national team scorer recognized his performance
The zacapaneco Kevin Cordon delivered a majestic performance by defeating Ka Long Angus of Hong Kong 22-20 and 21-13 in their second Group C match to advance to the round of 16 in the Tokyo Olympics with two wins in a row.
The Guatemalan athlete who competes for the fourth time in the Olympic event: Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020, gave a display of character and persistence against the ninth place in the world ranking and ended up winning 2-0 on the field of Musashino Forest Plaza.
Before the outstanding triumph of the Guatemalan athlete, the former soccer player Carlos ‘The Fish’ Ruiz He acknowledged the badminton player’s effort and dedication on social media, so he shows his support. The top scorer of the National Team with 68 goals, he changed his profile picture on his Twitter account and posted the image of Kevin Cordón celebrating the classification.
– CR20FishWorldRecord (@ FishCr20) July 29, 2021
After the change of the profile image, users on social networks recognized Carlos Ruiz’s gesture towards Kevin Cordón and made several comments about this act.
“I was just concentrating on my game. I enjoyed my game and when I realized it I was already lying on the court celebrating. This is where one says that so many hours of training and everything that one goes through is worth it, hence the celebration. They are spontaneous tears”Were part of the statements provided by Kevin Cordón at the end of the game. Triumph that he dedicated to his brother, who passed away.
Kevin Cordon returns to the scene this Thursday at dawn (2:45 AM in Guatemala) against the Dutch Mark caljouw for the round of 16 in the fight to reach the Olympic medal.