About Us - Press Release - CEMEX at the XXI Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
August 11, 2010
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX) announced that it was a proud sponsor and primary concrete supplier of the signature installations for the XXI Central American and Caribbean Games, which took place in Puerto Rico and closed on August 1st. The games hosted nearly 4,000 athletes from 35 countries and were attended by over 50,000 spectators.
“We are very proud to have contributed to sports history by participating in the development of the most important facilities for the games. Hosting the games is a great milestone for Puerto Rico, and CEMEX is honored to have played a part in it. These sports facilities not only served during the games, but will also endure for generations,” said Luis Miguel Cantu, President for CEMEX in the Caribbean Region.
Specifically, CEMEX supplied ready mix concrete for the construction of four of the five major signature facilities:
- The new Isidoro Garcia Baseball Stadium: A state of the art baseball facility that seats over 10,000 spectators.
- RUM Aquatic Complex: An athletic complex consisting of three swimming pools, eight tennis courts and several racquetball courts.
- Athletic Stadium Mayagüez 2010: Was created to host the opening ceremonies for the Mayagüez 2010 games and consists of the athletic track of Mayaguez. The structure located in an area of close to 11 acres with a main runway of 400 meters and a warm-up track of 200 meters. The park also meets FIFA's requirements to hold soccer matches.
- Coastal Park (Parque del Litoral): The park has 2.54 km. of recreational installations and covers an area of approximately 42 acres. The project emerged as one of the largest and most ambitious urban development projects of the Mayagüez 2010 event.
CEMEX is the largest producer of cement and ready-mix in Puerto Rico and promotes innovative products and services, for the construction industry in Puerto Rico. CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through its efforts to pursue innovative industry solutions and efficiency advancements and to promote a sustainable future. For more information, visit www.cemex.com.
Isidoro Garcia Baseball Stadium
RUM Aquatic Complex
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