Mexican sports continue to reap successes for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games with the outstanding performance of the Mexican triathlete Rosa Maria Tapia, in the Triathlon World Championship Series in Yokohama, Japan, where he achieved a historic result by taking the silver medal.
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With a time of 1:53:49, the Mexican athlete left behind the American competitor T. Knibb and was only surpassed by the British Sophie Coldwell, with a difference of 17 seconds, this result not only represents the best performance in history of the Mexican women’s triathlon, but also practically ensures its classification to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
At the end of the competition, Rosa Tapia expressed her gratitude to her family for all the support provided throughout her career. “I am very happy, it is my first medal in a World Cup, I am in shock and sure that my family is watching me. Hello, I love you and thank you for everything”, concluded the 25-year-old Mexican triathlete excitedly.
With this historic achievement and her outstanding position in the world ranking, Rosa Tapia practically ensures her participation in the Paris 202 Olympic Games4; however, the official ranking will take place until May 2024.