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Joselyn Brea became champion in the 1500m flat

He dominated with a time of 04:16.64 and gave Venezuela its 23rd gold medal

The current Duathlon World Champion, Joselyn Brea, imposed her authority this Friday in Valledupar and won the gold medal in the 1500 meter flat test.

At the Gota Fría High Performance Center, the National athlete, dominated with a time of 04:16.64 and gave Venezuela its 23rd gold medal in these Juegos Bolivarianos.

The Colombian Muriel Paredes (04:17.77) had to settle for second place on the podium and the Chilean Josefa Quezada (04:18.07) with the third.

Joselyn Brea, 27, still has one participation left in the 5000-meter test.

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For its part, the smallest of the Brea sisters, Edymar, won the silver medal in the 10.000-meter test.

The 25-year-old runner finished her test with a time of 34:49.09, just one second behind Peruvian Jovana De La Cruz, who won gold.

Soledad Torre, also from Peru, closed that podium with a time of 34:50.29.

Silver and bronze in Long Jump

In the men's branch, in the Long Jump event, Venezuela had two representatives on the podium.

Santiago Cova stole the silver medal after a jump of 7.56 meters, exactly the same as that of Colombian Jhon Berrio, who ended up taking gold.

And José Maza closed the podium with a record of 7.40 meters.

Venezuela also added bronze in the 4×400 mixed relay event, in which it was represented by Ibelys Deimar, Javier Gómez, José Maita and Orangy Jiménez.

In the first of five days of competition, athletics contributed five medals to the country: one gold, two silvers and two bronzes.

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