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Nearly 7,000 athletes will participate in the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago A select group of just three women were undisputed figures in Chilean athletics. he is called:
1. Martina Weil
The Chilean runner won the gold medal in the 400 meters with a time of 51.48 seconds. A victory long awaited by the entire local audience who cheered her on in each of her competitions.
Vale ended a 24-year drought for Chilean athletics, which had not won gold since Winnipeg 1999. When Erica Oliveira took first place in the marathon held in the Canadian city.
2. Bethlehem Casita
Argentine athlete This was five months after she gave birth to her daughter, Lina He impressed the crowd in Santiago by winning the 3000m hurdles with a comeback and an added bonus.
She did so in a time of 9:39.47, a new record that broke the record of Canada’s Genevieve Lyn Lalonde (9:41.45), who four years earlier had taken gold and left the woman from Mar del Plata with bronze.
15. Jocelyn Brea
Venezuelan distance runner He achieved a double at the Pan American Games by winning events 1500 and 5000 meters.
Brea climbed to the top of the podium twice in less than 24 hours, becoming one of the great figures in athletics in Santiago 2023.
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