The Ecuadorian walker Glenda Morejón won the World Walking Championship in the distance of 35 kilometers. Ecuador also won by teams.
The Ecuadorian athlete Glenda Morejón brought great joy to the country on the morning of this March 5, 2022. The imbabureña prevailed in the distance of 35 kilometers in the World March which takes place in Muscat (Oman) and obtained the gold medal.
The victory of the Ecuadorian has much merit since it is the first time that she competes in that distance. morejon He completed the route in a time of 2h48m33s.
the victory of the marcher It was not easy because she had a difficult rival in the Chinese Li Maocuo, who led the race from the beginning, but who Ecuadorian athlete he never lost track and, in the end, he overcame.
The World Championship is also a revenge for the imbabureña, who was one of the hopes of medal for Ecuador at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and was unable to complete the race on that occasion.
Double gold for Ecuador and @MorejonGlenda ????????
— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) March 5, 2022
Besides of World championship achieved by Glenda Morejon, Ecuador also won the team gold medal in 35 kilometers thanks to the excellent performance that the national walkers Paola Pérez, Karla Jaramillo and Johanna Ordóñez also had in the competition. (DLH)
Gold for Ecuador ????????
Thanks to the great performance of our athletes in the 35KM Walk, Ecuador obtains the GOLD for Teams ????????????
HISTORICAL ???????????? https://t.co/600moe0Py1
– Ecuadorian Ministry of Sport (@DeporteEc) March 5, 2022