Mexico wins gold medal in Pan American Canoeing Championship

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Mexico, Sep. 17 (Notimex).- Competitors Brenda Gutierrez, Karina Alanis, Beatriz Briones and Maricela Montemayor led the outstanding performance of Mexico in the Pan American Canoeing Championship.

In the fair, held in Darthmouth, Canada, the Mexicans won the gold medal of the test of K-4 thousand meters, with time of 3: 22.117 minutes, to overcome the hosts Alanna Bray-Lougheed, Natalie Davidson, Alexa Irvin and Courtney Stott (3:25.233).

As well as the Chileans Fernanda Iracheta, Ysumy Orellana, Giovana Reyes and Fabiola Zamorano (3:35.110), as the tournament page reported.

In addition, they added to their performance the silver medal in the K4 500 meters, with a record of 1:35.662 minutes, when they were surpassed by the Canadians Lissa Bissonnette, Michelle Russell, Madeline Schmidt and Courtney Stott (1: 35.470).

But they beat Argentina’s Sabrina Ines Ameghino, Maria Magdalena Garro, Micaela Maslein and Brenda Rojas (1:38.088).

Brenda Gutierrez Rodriguez also added to her successful participation the silver medal in the K1 200 meters, with a record of 41.953 seconds, barely surpassed by the local Andreanne Langlois (41.571) and won by a large margin to the Cuban Yurieni Guerra (42.137).

In turn, Guillermo Quirino got the third place in C1 200 meters and the Michoacan with Rigoberto Camilo were runners-up in C2 500 meters.

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This article was written by Ian Hayden Parker, Oaxaca Life staff writer, the leading source for English news in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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