The Colombian team won the four titles in dispute at the start of the Pan American Junior Track Championship at the Asunción Olympic Park velodrome, in Paraguay, which will take place between May 10 and 14.

The first scepters of the Colombians crystallized in speed and team pursuit in both branches, in which they made clear their claims to dominate the event with the best youthful talent that is currently in the ranks of the national teams with a view to the world championship. which will be venues this year.

In the team sprint, Colombia had representation in the women’s branch with Stefany Cuadrado, Nathalia Martínez and Stefanía Sánchez. They started off on the right foot and finished in first place in the race rankings, with the Pan American record for the track. In the final they defeated their pair from Chile, while Argentina finished with bronze by beating Mexico.

The men’s sprint team also qualified as first to the final of the event. The trio of Juan Diego Bautista, Nicolás Olivera and Francisco Jaramillo competed in that branch and defined the championship against Argentina; while Chile defeated Trinidad and Tobago and climbed the podium as third.

Juan Manuel Jurado, Santiago Londoño, Jorge Eliecer Marín and Erick Parra ran in the team pursuit (men) a little later. The Colombian men’s quartet qualified first in the final and snatched the gold from the Argentine delegation.

In the women’s pursuit, the team made up of Angelina Roa, Danna Valentina Casas, Manuela Cantor and Juliana Londoño won Colombia’s fourth victory by beating Chile. In this modality Mexico was third by dominating its similar Argentina.

The Championship will continue this Thursday with the programming designed and five more sets of medals will be distributed, where Colombia will once again come out as the favorite.