The high-performance athlete, Diana Flores Arenas, winner of the Gold Medal in the 2022 World Games of the flag football selection, is a graduate of the Center for Scientific and Technological Studies (Cecyt) 9 “Juan de Dios Bátiz”, of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), where she was recognized for her sporting achievements.
Flores Arenas came to flag football when he defined himself at the age of eight and decided to change ballet and dance classes to dedicate himself to this sport, of which he already had some knowledge since his father was an American football player.
“It is a pleasure to be able to be in moments as inspiring as today, today that we receive a former student of this Cecyt, is an emblem of talent that despite her young age, we consider her as one of our most outstanding polytechnics, Diana Flores Arena, high-performance athlete, “said the general director of the IPN, Arturo Reyes Sandoval.
Sandoval announced that the “Polideportivo Carrillón” will now be called Diana Flores Arenas In the same way, they unveiled a plaque with his image.
The face of the Mexican Diana Flores went around the world after starring in the commercial that was broadcast within the framework of Super Bowl LVII, of the campaign “Run With It”, with which the NFL seeks to promote the female youth category of the discipline flag football, also known as ‘billet flag’.
Before winning the Gold Medal at the 2022 World Games, Diana said there were people working to make flag football all the way to the Olympics.