La Nucia (Alicante), May 22 (EFE). On Sunday, Spain finished first in the treasury of the Ibero-American Athletics Championships held in La Nucia (Alicante), a competition they dominated from start to finish with 14 gold medals, eight more than the Dominican Republic, and 30 medals, That is eight medals more than Brazil, which is the second in the total number of medals.
The third and final day began with the half-marathon in Torrevieja, which gave the baton to La Nucia to continue the weekend of athletics, which served many athletes, especially the Spaniards, as a starting point for the season, which will have a goal. This summer with the World Cup in July in the United States and the European Championship to be held in Munich at the end of August.
The 14 golds, two of her best rankings in Iberian America, were completed with eight silvers and eight bronzes, a number of medals that doubles the medal table’s runner-up, the Dominican Republic, which has won six golds and five. Silver and three bronze, and that triples Cuba, third, with ten medals and five golds, one more than Brazil which despite having 22 medals, only four of them climb to the top of the podium.
This designation has also served up to twelve athletes to achieve the marks that allow them to participate in the World Cup: among them are Spaniard Alvaro de Arriba (800 metres), Colombian Melissa Gonzalez (400 hurdles) and Cuban Liannis Perez. (triple jump), Liadagnis Povea (triple jump), Lázaro Martínez (triple jump) and Roxana Gomez (400m), as well as Costa Rican Gerald Drummond (400 hurdles).
Likewise, the Dominicans in the 400-meter race Lidio Velez, Marilyde Paulino and Fiordaliza Covel also made the minimum, as well as Argentine Belen Casita (3,000 hurdles) and the Brazilian and indoor weight champion, Dorlan Romani.
In the morning, Argentine Florencia Borelli and Peruvian Luis Ostos won the gold in the half marathon in the sweltering heat and humidity, as the proceeds from the popular 5K run in parallel went to help the Ukrainian people.
The evening session began with the discus gold of Cuban Yemi Perez, the world champion in Doha 2019 who clearly outperformed the Chilean Karen Gallardo, who threw the disc to 59.39 metres, and Andressa Oliveira de Moraes, who did her best at 58.33 metres.
In the women’s 200 meters, South American record holder Victoria Cristina Silva, with a time of 23.53 seconds, outperformed Portugal’s Lauren Pazzolo, who stopped the clock in 23.67, and Brazil’s Lauren Barbosa Martins, who was two hundred ahead. Lucia Carrillo from Burgos. In the men’s, Dominican Alexandre Ogando beat his compatriot Yancarlos Martinez with a time of 20.27 seconds, with a time of 20.60 seconds, and the all-new gold in the 100 meters race last Friday, Shiner Regnvo, with a time of 21.01.
In the men’s weight, the Brazilian Darlan Romani, the world indoor champion, broke the championship record, which was held so far by the Portuguese Marco Fortes (20.69), with a throw of 21.70 meters, a figure that surpassed his compatriot Wellington Silva Morris, who scored a goal. A personal record of 20.78, the Portuguese Tsanko Anaudov.
Uruguay won their first Ibero-American medal, as well as the gold, with Deborah Rodriguez in the 800-meter dash, which she won with a time of 2:02.53, ahead of Spain’s Daniela Garcia (2:03.65) and Portugal’s Patricia Silva (2:04.23).
Venezuela also took the gold in the women’s 5000 with Jocelyn Brea, who set a higher pace in the last 200 meters with a time of 16 minutes 8 seconds 83 per cent, and almost reached the finish line of Argentine Fedra Aldana Luna. Silver, 1:09.96, on Spain’s Lucia Rodriguez, bronze (16:10.08).
One of the biggest applause of the afternoon in the stands of the Camilo Cano Olympic Stadium in La Nucia went to Alvaro de Arriba, from Salamanca, when he won power and earned the minimum to play the World Cup in Eugene (USA) with 1: 45.19 in the 800 metres, ahead of Venezuela’s Jose Maita, 1:46.22, and Portugal’s Jose Carlos Pinto 1:46.61.
Cuban Lazara Robles went from less to more in the 100-meter hurdles and managed to pass the hundreds of meters and ten hurdles in the test in just 12.93 seconds, a number that became her best and overcame her compatriot Kelly Perez, who achieved 13.01 to get a double for the Central American country On the podium, where he was accompanied by the Puerto Rican Paula Vazquez (13.05).
In the men’s style, Brazilian Rafael Campos Pereira achieved the victory after the time stopped at 13.47, six hundred more than the Spaniard Daniel Cisneros, who finished with a time of 13.53 in what is the ninth best Spanish mark in history and tied with the Brazilian. Eduardo Dos Santos Rodriques who took the bronze after the photo was finished.
In the high jump, the gold went to Dominican Marisabel Senio, with a distance of 1.87 metres, followed by the Brazilian Valdelia Martins with 1.84, the same as Uruguay’s Lorena Ayres, while the invited representatives from Ukraine, Katerina Tabachnik, was the only one. who jumped the most by 1.90 and also the most acclaimed from the audience in La Nucia, while holding the Ukrainian flag on her hands.
The javelin throw went to the Portuguese Leandro Ramos with the best throw of 81.37 meters, the Brazilians Pedro Henrique Nunes returned it with 80.74, and Luiz Mauricio Dias da Silva with 80.41, while the Spaniard Mano Quiguera touched 80 meters with the latter. Bid 79.83.
The Queen’s middle distance race, 1500, went with authority to Portugal with Isaac Nader, who invested 3:43.86, ahead of Argentina’s Jose Zabala (3:44.55) and Andorra Paul Moya (3:44.64). Spaniard Sergio Paniagua finished fifth with a time of 3:44.91.
Cuba took the gold and silver in the triple jump with Liannis Perez, 14.58 meters, and Yadagmis Bovia (14.41), and the bronze went to Dominican Ana Jose, with 14.25 metres, ahead of Spain’s Patricia Sarabio, with 13.71 metres.
Carlos Mayo won the penultimate gold medal for Spain in the 5000m with a superb final time of 13:51.12, ahead of Chilean Carlos Diaz (13:51.97) and Argentine Marcos Julian Molina (13:52.50). Spaniard Raul Celada finished fourth with a score of 13:56.31.
The Spaniards put the finishing touches to Spain in the 4×400, clearly controlling the second half of the race and finishing in a time of 3:31.72, with silver for Brazil (3:32.50) and bronze for the Dominican Republic (3:33.41). , while the Dominican team concluded the competition with the last gold medal, with a time of 3: 00.98, ahead of the Spanish team (3: 04.05), and Portugal (3: 07.23).
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