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Lilibeth Chacón hung the gold one

The Venezuelan rider stopped the clock in 27 minutes with 28 seconds

Venezuelans continue to triumph in the Pan American Road Championships that take place in San José, Argentina.

Lilibeth Chacón, became the new continental champion of the individual time trial, Elite Ladies category. After setting the best time in the 18.8 kilometers traveled between Ullum and Presa Punta Negra.

The Venezuelan runner stopped the clock in 27 minutes and 28 seconds, at an average speed of 41 kilometers per hour, to beat Colombian Lina Hernández and Argentine Antonella Leonardi.

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Chacón, winner of the Vuelta a Colombia 2021, said that knowing the terrain in the area where the individual time trial took place was key to winning the event and giving the country the first title in the Pan American event.

“I had already experienced the route of the circuit in 2018, where I finished in fourth place and today we are in first place. This is the fruit of all the work. The mountains are my favorite terrain, but I have prepared myself for a good performance in the time trial”.

The champion, who is also listed to run the long-distance test.

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