Joselyn Villón obtained the first place in the Kayaking South American champioship that took place in the Yahuarcocha lagoon, in Ibarra, in the C1 modality of the junior category, informed the Ecuadorian Olympic Committee.
In 5 minutes 18.34 seconds Villón covered the distance of 1,000 meters, beating Chilean Barbara Jara and Argentine Sofia Marano.
In the U-23 Anggie Avegno at the same distance, ranked second with a time of 5’01″65. Brazilian Andrea Santos obtained the first place and the third was for the Ecuadorian Mía Friend.
Other compatriots also participate in the competition. Maoli Angulo ranked third in the Sub Series 21 of the K1; Lissette Espinoza, and Belén Ibarra ranked second in the senior category, C2 modality. Vicente González came second in the U23 C1 and Stephanie Perdomo today ranked second in the senior K1.
350 athletes from Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuela and Ecuador (host) are participating in the tournament. Finals will be on Sunday, April 19th.