With four titles out of six possible, Colombia closed its performance in the sixth round of the 2023 PKS BMX Latin Cup, which was held this weekend in Riobamba, Ecuador, where 13 nations and more than 190 riders gathered.

The Colombian delegation was awarded ten medals, after adding four golds, three silvers and three bronzes in the Championship category. Gold medals were won by Sharid Fayad and Juan José Velásquez in the junior category, as well as by Manuela Martínez in Sub-23 and Diego Arboleda among the elite men.

In this way, the Colombian bicyclists continue to add points towards the goal that is to be in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, after the fifth day of this Cup, which served as the Pan American Championship, did not reach the two direct tickets in dispute. for the fight of the five rings.

The only titles that Colombia missed this Sunday fell to the Brazilian Vicente César García Pinto in the sub 23 for men, and the Argentine Agustina Cavalli in the elite category for the ladies.

For the Latin Cup, 192 athletes received the endorsement of the Colombian Cycling Federation to participate in this continental event. It should be noted that, in the Championship category, 118 athletes from 13 countries (37 of them Colombians) were registered.