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Sabrina Hernández sailed to gold

The sailor started the Olympic cycle in Santa Marta on the right foot

The Venezuelan Sabrina Hernández hung the gold medal this Wednesday after finishing her participation in the sunfish of the I Central American and Caribbean Sea and Beach Games.

The competition took place in Santa Marta, Colombia where the Venezuelans continue to add metals to the tricolor medal table.

The performance of the sailor was outstanding from beginning to end, since in six races she accumulated two first places.

"It was a good championship, where I started first and had a lot of competition with the representative of Colombia and Cuba where we were always very close in terms of positions but I was able to keep leading," said the athlete after her participation.

Read also: Rossany Álvarez achieved bronze in Santa Marta

This is the first medal that Hernández obtains representing the tricolor in the Olympic cycle. "It fills me with hope and makes me super happy because I know I can achieve what I want, being able to be among the best makes me very happy," he concluded.

Vela brought more medals

Earlier, Daniela Rivero won silver in the Ilca 6 class sail. In six regattas, the Venezuelan accumulated two first places and four second places, which helped her win silver in San Marta.

Sailing in the men's branch also came out in good shape, like Marx Chirinos who managed to get on the podium to claim the silver medal in the sunfish category.

On the other hand, José "Gollito" Estredo made his debut with the tricolor delegation in the IQFoil test, positioning himself as one of the candidates for the podium with the bronze.

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