The Brea sisters shine in the South American Athletics Championship

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Joselyn and Edymar Brea were unstoppable on the first day of the South American Athletics Championship in Guayaquil, with silky gold medals at distances of 1.500 and 10.000 meters.

Edymar gave Venezuela the first gold medal in the morning, with a mark of 34: 05.25 in the 10.000 meters, surpassing the representative of Ecuador Silvia Ortíz in the final meters.

"I still have time," said the youngest of the sisters who aspires to a place in the Tokyo 2021 games.

The podium in the race was completed by Ortiz, who came in second place (34: 06.61) and the representative of Bolivia Yessica Camargo (34: 09.54) crossed third.

Joselyn confirms her superiority

Joselyn's moment came in the afternoon session, when the judge started in the 1.500 meter dash.

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The Venezuelan who owns the South American brand in the distance (4: 12.92), passed in the last 100 meters to the Uruguayan Pía Fernández who scored the entire race.

In this way, the Venezuelan girl with a time of 4: 15.05 was awarded the gold, while Fernández 4: 15.27 could not pass the silver medal.

"We came out with enthusiasm and finished with enthusiasm," Joselyn said after the resounding shot that gave him victory.

Although the weather conditions are not the best, the Creoles will go out this Sunday to look for the Olympic mark in the 5.000 meters.

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