Another golden performance! Natalia Linares shined at the Gyulai István Memorial in Hungary

Another golden performance! Natalia Linares shined at the Gyulai István Memorial in Hungary
Another golden performance! Natalia Linares shined at the Gyulai István Memorial in Hungary

Two days after his outstanding performance at the eighth stop of the Diamond League developed in Paris, France, the Vallenato athlete Natalia Linares put the Colombian flag on the top of the podium, in the Memorial István Gyulai in Hungary with a jump of 6,87 metros. This tournament is part of the 2024 World Athletics Continental Tour.

Natalia won the gold medal and the Jamaican jumper came in second place. Akelia Smith, after registering a mark of 6.84 meters; while the American Quanasha Burks He hung on his chest the bronze medal after achieving a mark of 6,76 metros.

This gold medal has double merit for the athlete born in Valledupar, since she beat one of her strongest rivals, the American Quanasha Burks, who is referenced for the Olympic Games with a mark of 6.86 meters, which makes the vallenato a firm contender to climb onto the Olympic podium.

The athlete who will be at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games arrived at the event on Hungarian soil after setting a record of 6.63 meters, in the Diamond League where she faced athletes who were candidates to climb onto the podium in the long jump in France.

 
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