Diego Cervantes wins the silver medal in the Fencing Pre-Olympic

From the Editorial

La Jornada Newspaper
Monday, April 8, 2024, p. a10

The Mexican Diego Cervantes won the silver medal in the Pan American Fencing Pre-Olympic Tournament, which takes place in Costa Rica, after losing this Sunday in the foil final against Schembri Kruz, from the Virgin Islands, by 15-13. He was one step away from qualifying for Paris 2024.

In turn, Fernanda Morales, a sword specialist, ended her participation in said competition after losing in the quarterfinals to the Canadian and number one seed Ruien Xiao by 15-6. While Julieta Toledo lost 15-12 in the quarterfinals in saber against the Dominican Valentin Heyddys.

Meanwhile, Mexican cyclist Daniela Gaxiola won silver in the women’s keirin event, yesterday on the fifth day of the Pan American Track Cycling Championships held in Los Angeles. Her compatriot Yuli Verdugo finished in fifth position.

The tricolor Fernando Nava and Edibaldo Maldonado also won the silver medal in the 50-kilometer Madison test with 59 points. The United States took gold (79) and Colombia took bronze (52).

The selected Daniela Ávila and Fernanda Carmona obtained a bronze medal in the free duet modality at the Artistic Swimming World Cup held in Beijing, adding 201.8510 points. The gold went to Israel (225.7613) and the silver to China (221.0256).

On the other hand, the national team Citlali Moscote finished in fifth place in the women’s category in the Madrid Half Marathon, a preparation event for her next participation in Paris 2024.

The woman from Jalisco, Pan American champion in Santiago 2023, finished the 21,095 kilometer route with a time of 1:11:19 hours, making her the best athlete on the American continent among the top ten positions in the women’s event, in the that Ethiopian Aberash Shilima (1:08:31) was crowned, followed by Kenyans Beatrice Nyaboke (1:09:57) and Vivian Jerotih (1:10:08).

2024-04-08 09:15:34
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