REAL ORDER OF THE SPORT MERIT
The Spanish Constitution, in its article
43,3, consecrates as governing principle in the performance
of the powers public the promotion of the physical education
and the sport and to facilitate the suitable use of the leisure.
In total conformity with this constitutional mandate, public
attributes itself to the ample powers attributions to impel,
to promote and to spread to the Physical Culture and Deporte.
Like recognition and stimulus to those who
of actually sport eminent form, in the education of the physical
education or in the direction, promotion and development of
the physical education and the sport, like essential factors
in the formation and integral development of the person, he
considers himself advisable to institute the Real Order of
the Sport Merit.
His Majesty the King of Spain in agreement
with the article 5º.3 of Real Decree 1523/1982, of 18
of June, by that the Real Order of the Sport Merit is created,
granted to Mr. D. Carlos Márquez Prats through
the President of the Superior Council of Deportes, the entrance
in this Real Order in the category of silver medal, and processing