The Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) held Thursday Sports Welcome 2019, an event that serves as a starting signal for the 2019-2020 sports course and that began, at 6.30 pm, with the traditional Volta a Peu UPV, which held its XV edition traveling its usual 5 kilometers of layout.
Subsequently, at 20.15, the delivery of trophies to the winners of the UPV 2018-2019 academic year competitions and the UPV 2019 Outstanding Athlete and UPV High School 2019 awards began at the UPV Paraninfo.
Cintado, ETSID student
The UPV 2019 Outstanding Sportsman award went to Jon Andoni Cintado Arteche, a student of the Higher Technical School of Design Engineering (ETSID-UPV) and a member of the UPV Selection in the Taekwondo modality.
Cintado represented the UPV in the University Autonomous Championship in Castellón proclaiming itself a University Autonomous Champion. In May, he also won the Spanish University Championship and, last summer, he participated in the European University Championship in Croatia and, later, in the Universiade held in Naples.
As for his federated career, Cintado won the title of Champion of Spain 2018 in absolute category, and internationally, in November 2018, he participated in the Spanish Under 21 Championship held in Warsaw (Poland).
Source: UPV News