Colombia continues to collect medals in the BMX World Championship that takes place in Nantes, France, by adding four medals on the second day of competitions, including the second gold of the fight, to the account of Guadalupe Palacios.
The South American teenager, a member of the team supported by the PAD, was crowned champion in the 13-year-old ladies category, beating the Dutch Lieke Van der AA, and the Australian Stephanie Alexander, second and third, respectively, in the final. She was this the third golden in her short young sports career.
For her part, Mariana Peña won the silver medal in the 12-year-old ladies category, finishing second in the final won by the Japanese Mana Sawada. The podium was completed by Emie Seward (UK).
Lorenzo Idárraga was third in the 9-year-old category, closing the medal table completed by Gustavs Gigulis (Latvia) and Antoine Arfeux (France). The harvest of the day ended with the 10-year-old category and the bronze for Paula Valentina Flórez, while the gold went to Pia Dudenhofer (Germany) and the silver to Sequoia Gomolicke (United States).
It is also worth mentioning the classification to the final of Sharick Salguero and Juana Valentina López, in the 11-year-old ladies category, in which they finished in fourth and seventh place, respectively.
On the first day of the BMX World Championship there was action in various categories of the World Challenge category, and the Colombian Sara Isabel García was crowned world champion of the cruiser category for 13 to 16 year olds, after beating Louise Pottier and Mila Monnanteuil, both french
On that same inaugural date, Sergio Salazar was silver in the cruise modality from 35 to 39 years old, behind Charly Gaillard (France), while Damien Grouazel, also French. Finally, the third podium for Colombia went to Sebastián Aldana with a bronze in the cruiser category for 15 to 16 years old.