Colombia’s world champion Eider Arevalo and Wang Yingliu of China took the men’s and women’s individual victories at the Around Taihu International Race Walking competition, the last leg of the 2018 IAAF Race Walking Challenge, which concluded on Wednesday (26) after three days of action in Suzhou, China.
Two-time World and Olympic triple jump champion Catherine Ibarguen and 2017 World 20km race walk champion Eider Arevalo led a winning Wednesday for hosts Colombia on day 4 of the athletics competition at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Game in Barranquilla on Wednesday (2).
Colombia’s Eider Arevalo and Mexico’s Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez continued their 2017 winning streaks by taking convincing victories at the Pan American Cup, the seventh leg of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge, in Lima on Saturday and Sunday (13-14).
Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez was a class apart while Colombia’s Eider Arevalo came back on top after his 2014 win to highlight the second leg of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge on Sunday (12) in Ciudad Juarez, north of Mexico.
Argentine shot putter German Lauro brought his country their second gold medal of the athletics competitions of the 10th edition of the ODESUR Games (South American Games) by winning his specialist event in Santiago de Chile with a Games record 20.70m on Saturday (15).