Princess Leonor de Borbón, heiress to the Spanish throne, participated in a unique sporting and military experience: in the XXIV Interacademy Championship.
These sporting activities were organized at the General Air Academy of San Javier, the Princess’s future center of studies.
Princess Leonor fencing
The Interacademy Championship brings together since last Friday, January 26, the best athletes of the Spanish military training centers.
In total, 384 competitors representing 14 sports and 40 different disciplines.
Princess Leonor was part of the Zaragoza team in fencing, which took second place in the competition.
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Images of the event circulating on social networks show the heiress cheering on her team, in a motivational attitude with her teammates.
In another photograph we see the three teams on the podium, posing with their medals.
This championship was a magnificent opportunity for Leonor to get to know the facilities of the General Air Academy, where she will study from 2025.
The sporting event will culminate on January 31 and is organized every two years on a rotating basis by the military centers. It brings together teams from the General Military Academy, the Naval School, the Air Academy, and since 2017 also from the Defense Academy.
Leonor’s participation is part of an event that promotes fellowship and military values among future officers of the Armed Forces.
The heiress demonstrated her passion, talent, and leadership in a competition called to forge her character as the future Queen of Spain.