On the stadium track Olympic Pascual Guerrero of Cali sand held the fifth day of the Under 20 World Championships in Athletics where the Tricolor delegation got two medals.
In the afternoon, Colombia won a silver medal thanks to Natalia Linares in Long Jumptaking into account that the Valduparense got the metal just before a heavy rain fell on the stage.
The downpour was so strong that the organizers were forced to temporarily suspend the event and this could only continue when the rain stopped and a slight treatment was made to the athletic track.
A) Yes, there was room for the final of the 4×100 relay in the women’s categorywhich later allowed the bronze medal, being the first metal of this type for Colombia.
Then, in the men’s 4×100 final, there was no medal for Colombiaand thus the capital of Valle del Cauca closed the fifth and penultimate day, where the national delegation now he ranks 23rd in the overall medal table.
Under 20 World Athletics Championships: How the medal table goes after Friday’s day
1. United States, 5 O, 4 P, 4 B
2. Jamaica, 5 W, 4 P, 3 B
3. Kenya, 3 O, 2 P, 3 B
4. Ethiopia, 2 O, 3 P, 1 B
5. South Africa, 2 O, 1 P, 2 B
23. Columbia, 0 W, 2 P, 1 B
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East saturday august 6 the sixth day of the World Athletics Championships will be held and there will be ten finals, which will take place from 3:30 p.m. and run until 5:43 p.m. (Colombian time); being four of the masculine category and six of the feminine one.