The incredible gesture of Adriana Diaz with a Cuban employee at the Pan American Table Tennis Championships

The incredible gesture of Adriana Diaz with a Cuban employee at the Pan American Table Tennis Championships

A famous phrase says that defeat has a dignity that victory does not know.

When it felt worst Adriana Diazafter falling in the women’s singles semi-final of the Pan American Table Tennis Championship —which was played in Havana, Cuba— the Puerto Rican tennis player found moral support in an unexpected figure. The complex’s health services employee, Elsa Pena.

Pena, as narrated by the web portal www.jit.cuthe Utuadena player was found in the bathroom of the pavilion, disconsolate, after the 4-3 defeat against the American Amy Wang. But it was time to raise my head.

Diaz agreed with the advice of the 76-year-old woman and proposed, together with her sister Melanie Diazto win the gold medals in women’s doubles.

So it was. The Puerto Ricans beat the Canadian delegation 3-1 and Diaz wanted to return the favor to Pena.

It was then that he gave him his medal as a way of thanking him.

Adriana and Melanie’s coach and father, Bladimir DiazHe was proud of the gesture.

Adriana Diaz poses with Elsa Pena, to whom she gave her medal. (Supplied by Calixto N. Llanes)

“It’s a nice gesture from her. I feel proud as a dad,” Diaz, father, told El Nuevo Dia.

“Not everything in life is winning or losing. It’s being a good human being. And that satisfies me more than anything else. Raise children who are grateful and give their best,” she stated.

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