In Tulsa (United States), the sixth and last round of the BMX World Cups of the 2024 season was held on Sunday, where the most outstanding Colombian was Sharyd Fayad, third in the U23 category. In the sum of points after six stops, Carlos Ramirez and Mariana Pajon were the best Latinos.

On Sunday in Tulsa (Oklahoma, United States), the sixth and last round of the BMX 2024 World Cup was held, a series of events that also close the competitions that give points for the Olympic Games qualification ranking.

In the women’s under 23 category, Colombian Sharyd Fayad shined, advancing to the final, where she finished in third place, taking the bronze medal, while the gold medal went to Mckenzie Gayheart (USA).

The other Colombians in action were Manuela Martinez, who advanced to the semifinal, while Isabella Carranza reached the repechage.

After six rounds, Fayad was the best Colombian, placing 14th with 200 points, while Manuela Martinez was 19th with 96 points. Australian Teya Rufus was crowned champion with 849 points.

In the elite men’s category, won by Niek Kimmanm (Netherlands), Colombian Carlos Ramirez was seventh. Diego Arboleda reached the semifinal, although he did not compete for a place in the final, while Juan Naranjo and Mateo Carmona were in the quarterfinals. Miguel Calixto reached the round of 16 and Samuel Zuleta the repechage.

In the classification after six rounds, the Australian Izaac Kennedy took the title with 1787 units, while the best Colombian was Carlos Ramirez in sixth place with 1143 points. In addition, Diego Arboleda finished 14th, Juan Naranjo 16th, Mateo Carmona 18th, Jersy Andrade 41st, Miguel Calixto 71st and Santiago Suarez 89th.

Mariana Pajón was in action in the elite women’s category, where she reached the semifinals. At the end of the season, the champion was the Australian Saya Sakakibara with 2860 points, while Mariana Pajón was tenth and Gabriela Bolle was 22nd.

Finally, in the under 23 category, Daniel Castro reached the quarterfinals, while Santiago Santa was eliminated in the round of 16. Oliver Moran (Australia) was crowned champion after six rounds, while Santiago Santa was 58th and Daniel Castro 61st.

In the coming days the UCI is expected to confirm the Olympic ranking points, which includes the competitions of the last two years, and to make official the delivery of Olympic quotas in the elite women’s and men’s categories.