Talavera rider Carla Gomez made her debut at the 2024 BMX World Cup without reaching any of the finals.
The circuit in Rotorua (New Zealand) hosted the first two days this weekend, and on both occasions the brave rider from Talaiwera came close to entering the final race with eight of the best in the under-23 category. She is a second year junior.
On Saturday, Carla finished fifth in the qualifying round and fourth in the repechage round, out of favor.
This Sunday he was seventh in qualifying and third in the play-offs, just a few tenths away from making the final.
Undoubtedly, her status as a junior rider and competing with the sub-23 represented a handicap for Carla Gomez, as well as curve supercross and a circuit bigger, like the World Cup. of the world.
With no break in the series, Talavera heads to Australia to face the third and fourth rounds of the World Cup in Brisbane on the weekend of February 24 and 25.
The Spanish BMX team is led by coach Alejandra Alcojor, and its squad includes U23s Marc Román and Pablo García.
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