Golfer Angel Cabrera was one of the important persons to be absent from the gala. Major players in the sport Cordoba could not be at the gala that closed the sporting year. Those absent with notice, were Javier Pastore, the player of Palermo in Italy, David Eli, organizer of the Rally Dakar Argentina-Chile 2010, basketball Leonardo Gutierrez, Rally driver, Federico Villagra, the golfer Angel Cabrera and former swimmer José Méolans.
Eli, on organizational issues for the launch of the Dakar, which will occur on Saturday, could not get to Cordova, but sent his son as a representative to receive the statuette for one of the special prizes. Leo Gutierrez, meanwhile, could not be absent from the training Peñarol de Mar del Plata, the “Coyote” for being on vacation and the “Jaws” and “Duck” for personal commitments.