Sunday, October 1, 2023

Historic title for Colombia at the Ibero-American U-18 Championship

The future of Colombian athletics has good prospects after the victory of the team that took part in the Ibero-American U-18 Championship, which took place in Lima (Peru). with the participation of 53 athletes.

In the points classification, how continental tournaments are defined, Colombia won the overall ranking with 253 points (146 for women and 107 for men), surpassing Ecuador, which came second with 216 points. and Brazil, third with 213.

The Colombian team also won female branch with 146 points, compared to 111 in Ecuador and 68 in Brazil, second and third respectively. And in the men’s ranking, Brazil won with 145 points ahead of 107 from Colombia and 105 from Ecuador, who took the other two podium places.

Historic Title For Colombia At The Ibero-American U-18 Championship
Dein Guitoto Was The Figure Of The Competition, Winning Three Gold Medals In The 100 And 200 Meter Dash And In The 4×100 Meter Relay.

In the medal table for his part The Colombians added 10 gold, 6 silver and 5 bronze medals, placing the country in second place, followed by Brazil, which took first place with 12 gold, 8 silver and 3 bronze medals. Third place went to Spain with 9 gold, 9 silver and 6 bronze medals.

Without doubt The main character of the Colombian team was Deiner Guitoto, the speed king of the competition, who won the gold medals in the 100-meter dash (10.80) and the 200-meter dash (21.63). and, together with Dylan Ocoró, Yeison González and Sebastian Palomeque, also form the 4×100 relay team, which achieved a time of 42 seconds and 04 hundredths, just five hundredths away from the national record.

Those who enforced a national brand were the members of the Men’s 4×400 meter relay (Yeison González, Esteban Bermúdez, Kevin Católico and Yampol Perea), who won the bronze medal with a time of 3:19.32, In doing so, they surpassed the record of 3:22.36, which had been held since October 25, 1998 by Jackson Moreno Jagnner Palacios, H. Díaz and D. Moreno.

To view each day’s complete results, click here.

These were the Colombian medalists:

Your Guitoto, 100 meters flat, 10.80 (vv 0.1)
Your Guitoto, 200 meters flat, 21.63 (vv 0.0)
Yesenia Sánchez, 200-meter dash, 24.84 (0.6)
Karol Luna, 3,000-meter run, 10:31.44
Angie Paola Rivas, long jump, 5.65 (vv 0.2)
Valery Arce, triple somersault, 12.44 m. (Verse 1.3)
Luna Pabón, pole vault, 3.70 m.
Yulisa Martínez, heptathlon, 4,957 points
Women’s 4×100 meter relay (Luz Marina Castro, Yaqueline Riascos, Yésica Sánchez, Yesenia Sánchez), 46.84
Men’s 4×100 meter relay, Dylan Ocoró, Yeison González, Sebastián Palomeque, Deiner Guitoto), 42.04

Juan Pablo Rojas, 10,000 m walk time, 43:40
Angie Paola Rivas, 100 meters flat, 12.02 (vv 0.0)
Dilan Carrasco, 3,000-meter run, 8:34.99
Daniela Moreno, 3,000-meter run, 10:33.13
Santiago Teherán, triple jump, 14.63 m. (Verse 0.4)
Isabela Hurtado, 400 meters, 56.42
Valery Name, triple somersault, 12.16 m. (Verse 0.3)

Yesenia Sanchez, 100-meter dash, 12.04 (0.0)
Jhoan Steven García, 2,000 m. obstacles, 6:12.30
Pablo Buelvas, triple jump, 14.10 m. (Verse 1.4)
Jhonnier Rondón, hammer throw, 60.18 m
Men’s 4×400 meter relay (Yeison González, Esteban Bermúdez, Kevin Católico, Yampol Perea), 3:19.32
Women’s 4×400 relay (Yésica Sánchez, Emely Montaño, Angie Paola Rivas, Isabela Hurtado), 3:56.28

Medal table

country Oro Plata Bronze In total
Brazil 12 8th 3 23
Colombia 10 7 6 23
Spain 9 9 6 24
Ecuador 5 7 8th 20
Argentina 3 4 7 14
Mexico 2 1 5 8th
Peru 1 1 3 5
Venezuela 1 0 1 2
Chile 0 5 4 9
Uruguay 0 1 0 1
Bolivia 0 0 0 0
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