The last hours have been complicated for Mexican divers, who have been the subject of social networks after the words of Paola Espinosa
Alejandra Orozco and Gabriela Agúndez they became the protagonists of Mexico within the day in Tokyo 2020. The divers, who won the bronze medal in synchronized 10-meter platform, gave an image that marked the award, as each one took a prey, but instead of putting it on they placed it on their partner’s neck.
The experienced Alejandra Orozco she was the first to take the bronze medal. He turned to his left side, where his partner was, and put it on. Gabriel Agúndez he repeated the process. He took the medal and placed it on the neck of the diver who lives his seconds Olympic Games.
That medal was the first for Agúndez and the second for Orozco. Alejandra, in addition to the bronze in Tokyo 2020, won silver in the London 2012 Olympics, on that occasion she had as a companion Paola Espinosa.
Orozco and Agúndez they had a tight test. They earned bronze with a score of 299.70, but they were close to getting off the podium, well Canada, the fourth place with Ceali McKay and Meaghan Benfeito, added 299.16.
The test was dominated, as is customary, by China, a country that had a total rating of 363.78 with Jiaqi Zhang and Yuxi Chen, while United States, he kept the silver after a 310.80 by Delaney Schnell and Jessica Parratto.
The medal of Orozco and Agúndez It is the second that the Mexican delegation has achieved in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The first tricolor medal fell in the mixed archery teams. Alejandra Valencia and Luis Álvarez They finished in third place in this test, after they beat Turkey 6-2, with Yasemin Anagoz and Mete Gazoz, in the duel for the bronze medal on July 24, just on the first day of competition.