Laureus XPL Polo Cup 2019

Highlights 2019
Sporting legends and Laureus Academy members Sean Fitzpatrick, Edwin Moses, Daley Thompson and Hugo Porta were joined by former world and Olympic swimming champion Cameron van der Burgh at last night’s Laureus XPL Polo Cup at Ham Polo Club in London.   
Also enjoying the event and supporting the work of Laureus in Argentina were a host of sporting legends including Laureus Ambassador and football star Andriy Shevchenko and world and Olympic swimming champion Cameron van der Burgh.  
Guests at the event were treated to the skill and expertise of four of Argentina’s leading polo stars. Representing teams from Laureus Sport for Good and Fundación Laureus Argentina were ten-goal players Juan Martin Nero, Facundo Pieres, Pablo MacDonough and Hilario Ulloa. Honours were shared after the final chukka, with both teams scoring four goals each in an exciting encounter.
Funds were raised to support Fundación Laureus Argentina throughout the event via an exclusive auction. A host of unique experiences and items were sold, including two tickets to the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards, an IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition and signed miniature Lewis Hamilton racing helmets.                                                                                                                 
Laureus Academy member Hugo Porta, Chairman of Fundación Laureus Argentina, said:

“The work we are doing in Argentina, using sport to make a positive change in the lives of children and young people is truly transformational, and that means the world to me. I’d like to thank XPL for helping to bring this wonderful event to life, it is hugely appreciated by everyone at Fundación Laureus Argentina.”

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