The Colombian Juliana Londoño became four-time champion of the Pan American Junior Track Championship this Saturday, which concludes this Sunday at the Paraguayan Olympic Park velodrome in Asunción, Paraguay, where more than 140 riders from 10 nations have gathered.
After having lifted the titles in the team pursuit, the omnium and the scratch, Londoño presented himself for his fourth crown in the individual pursuit, a test in which he won the gold discussion against the American Reagen Pattishall with a time of 2:28.311 by 2:28.931 his rival; while the bronze was conquered by the Chilean Javiera Mansilla, who surpassed the Colombian Angie Londoño.
Colombian sprinter Stefany Cuadrado came to three titles in the Junior Pan American, who dominated the 500 meter time trial with a time of 36.217 seconds, ahead of the 37.051 of her teammate Nathalia Martínez and the 37.298 of the American Divya Verma.
The third crown of the day for Colombia (twelfth of the event) was contributed by Angelina Roa in the women’s points race, by compiling 22 units, much higher than the 12 achieved by the Uruguayan Romina Rodríguez and the Mexican Renata Guerra, silver and bronze, respectively, in a modality that continues to be one of the most attractive in track cycling.
Finally, the Argentine Mateo Duque became the most complete cyclist among men by finishing first in the omnium test with 161 points. Very close was the Colombian Lenin Pareja with 154 cards, while for the third seat Alexander Ulcuango gave Ecuador its first medal in this continental competition with 143 points.
The Pan American Junior Track Championship will conclude this Sunday with four medal ceremonies in the modalities of keirin and madison for both sexes. Colombia is already the undisputed winner by nations and the fight is focused on seeing if Chile can manage to displace Argentina from second place, for which they would have to get at least two crowns on this last date and the Argentines go blank.