Colombia qualified for the World Cup relay final in Poland
And the national delegation was able to pass the final version of the championship in the category of four relay for a distance of 400 meters.
Good news for Colombia in the World Cup Relay being held in Silesia (Poland). The team consisting of Alejandro Perlaza Wilmar Herrera, John Solis and Anthony Zambrano finished second after Japan in the qualifying round for the 4×400 Relay Branch.
The Colombians, who achieved the mark of three minutes, four seconds and 64 hundredths, qualified for the final of their category, which will be played next Sunday at 12:20 in the afternoon.
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The quartet of athletes is heading to achieve a new achievement, after those who achieved a gold medal in the Pan-American Games in Lima (Peru), and in the Athletics World Cup in Doha, in 2019, in which they finished fourth.
In fact, this team of athletes has already qualified for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, which will be held in February.
In the final, Colombia will face the Netherlands, Japan, South Africa, Belgium, Botswana, France and Italy.
So far, the Colombian delegation has been one of the champions of the tournament, which has shared, via social networks, video clips of Colombians previewing the competition.
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At two o’clock, Saturday, the mixed team consisting of Rosa Angelica Escobar, Winifer Padilla, Anthony Zambrano and Alejandro Perlaza vied for a place in the final of the 4×400 race in mixed race.
However, despite their third place finish in the preliminary race, the Colombian delegation did not reach the final they would play: Italy, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Ireland, Belgium and the United Kingdom.
The final can be watched live on World Athletics’ YouTube channel.
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