Mazatleca Rosa María Guerrero wins gold in 2019 Parapan American Games
Mazatlecan para-athlete Rosa María Guerrero won the gold medal for shot putt at the 2019 Parapan American Games being held in Lima, Peru.
She won in the category F55/54/53 with a mark of 8.11 meters in her sixth throw of of the day to establish a Parapan American record!
Rosa Guerrero, world medalist in 2017, started with a pitch of 7.87m, followed by 7.51m, her third at 7.95m, the fourth of 7.95m, the fifth of 8.09m and finally her 8.11m got her to the top of the podium.
Chilean María Francisca Mardones earned silver with a 7.67m pitch, while the bronze went to the American Sebastiana López Karelian with a distance of 7.63m.
Another Mexican Gloria Zarza placed fourth with a 7.48 pitch.
Source: Noroeste Mazatlan