Brazil’s Andressa de Morais produced the most significant performance of the first day (24) of the 51st edition of the South American Championships at the Estadio de la Videna in the Peruvian capital of Lima.
Brazilian discus thrower Andressa de Morais has enjoyed a breakout season in 2018. The South American record-holder says her second-place finish at the IAAF Diamond League final was her career highlight, while a difficult period after the 2012 Olympics was a low moment.
Andressa de Morais improved her own South American discus record to 65.10m to produce the highlight of the 32nd Grande Prêmio Brasil Caixa de Atletismo, part of the IAAF World Challenge, on Sunday (8) at the National Athletics Development Centre’s (CNDA) Stadium in Bragança Paulista, Brazil.
Brazil’s Andressa Oliveira de Morais produced the most significant result of the 50th South American Championships, which took place in Luque, a suburb of Asunción, Paraguay, on 23-25 June.