The Navarra Arena has sponsored the Sports Gala 2017, which included last year’s Navarra Sports Awards, namely, nine distinctions awarded to technical experts, teams and entities of the Autonomous Community.
The President of Navarra, Uxue Barkos, has presented awards to the athlete Maitane Melero Lacasia and the swimmer Iván Salguero Oteiza as the most outstanding athletes of Navarra during the past year. An event in which others were also awarded honours, each in their own category, such as the women’s rugby team La Única Rugby Taldea, the men’s C.A. Osasuna-Magna indoor football team, the handball coach Juanto Apezetxea Aizpuru, the Federation of Mountain Sports and Climbing, the C.D. Cantolagua club and the Navarra Federation of Underwater Sports for their innovative project.
In addition, the Zizur Mayor Sports Service has won the award for the best municipal sports service, Seguros Helvetia the award to the sponsoring company and Osasuna Genuine League, the award for sports values.
The event, held in Baluarte, was also attended by the Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Ana Herrera, the Managing Director of the Navarra Institute of Sport and Youth, Rubén Goñi, and the Deputy Director of Sport, Primitivo Sánchez.