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Quintana Roo Athletes Win Seven Medals in CONADE Games

The Quintana Roo delegation of track and field athletes culminated its participation in the CONADE National Games with a total of seven medals.

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This week, the Quintana Roo delegation of track and field athletes culminated its participation in the CONADE National Games with a total of seven medals, two silver and five bronze. On the final day of competition, Verónica Beutelspacher took third place after making her best throw out of six attempts, with a distance of 42.38 meters in the track and field finals at the “Niños Héroes” High Performance Center, in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo León.

Verónica Beutelspacher from Chetumal, adds two more medals to her collection in this her fifteenth national competition.

Now, she says, she will focus her efforts on pursuing her studies at the Universidad Nacional where she will continue to work. She dedicated these two bronze medals to her family, friends, and the university where she is studying.

With this medal, the Quintana Roo team, under the direction of coaches Juan Carlos Ibáñez, José Alberto Montes de Oca and Germán Vega, walked away from the national competition the competition with a total of seven medals. 

The silver medals went to Ricardo Pech Herrera in the javelin and Ángel Carrasco in the 200 meter dash. The bronze medals went to Verónica Beutelspacher in the shot put and discus, Ángel Carrasco in the 100 meter dash and Carlos Carrasco Arroyo in long jump and triple jump.

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In more results, Yahel Ceciliano finished in fifth place in the U-18 400-meter hurdles with a time of 58.59 seconds. Iris Morales, competing in the SUB-23 800 meter dash, closed in the eighth with a time of 2:20.07 minutes.

Radel Morales just missed the podium, finishing in fourth place in the Sub-20 200 meters with a time of 2:17.55 minutes. Christian Huitrón was out in front in the first lap of the 800 meters Sub-23 but could not hold the lead ending in twelfth place with 2:02.41 minutes.

Source: SIPSE