La Jornada – Tonatiu López, second place at 800 meters, behind the world champion
With another platform, Sonorense Tonatiu López continues his US tour; He finished second in the 800-meter race at the Portland Track Festival, a test he prepares for the first time at the Tokyo Olympics.
Lopez scored an hour and a quarter of a minute and 45.14 minutes to finish the race behind world distance champion Donavan Brazier of the United States who scored 1:45.09 minutes. The third corresponds to Kenyan Emmanuel Courier, 1: 45.74.
In the women’s event, Jalisco-based Mariela Real set a Mexican record with a time of 2: 00.92 minutes to finish eighth, surpassing the previous Anna Guevara’s score of 2: 01.12 registered at the Maracaibo 98 Central America and Caribbean Games, when she won the medal. Of silver.
Marathon runner Ursula Sanchez, the Japanese Olympic event qualifier, finished 11th in the 10,000 meters (32: 58.24) and Juan Luis Barrios (28: 39.00) repeated the same stance on this test.
At Mare Nostrum in Monaco, Mexican swimmers Miguel de Lara and Melissa Rodriguez took first and second places.
Lara won with a 50-meter swim on her chest, which is not an Olympic event, as she scored 28:07, while Rodriguez finished second in 200 chest hits with a score of 2: 26.93.
In the World Surf Championships that started in El Salvador, the final qualification for the Japanese Olympic event, Mexicans Asa-ya Aymara Brosa and Dylan Southworth finished second in the first round of their groups, while Johnny Corzo and Alan overtook. Cleland will wait for the playoff game.
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