The tica managed to overcome the first test in a forceful way and now she will compete again on Sunday
The Costa Rican athlete, Andrea Vargas came into action at the Olympic Games and more than fulfilled her first performance in the 100-meter hurdles where she managed to pass the qualifying heat with a time of 12:71 that allows her to access the semifinal.
La tica was in a heat where she was one of the runners with the best timing and had a good chance of advancing to the next stage and she did so with a sober presentation where she came out aggressive towards the hurdles.
With only a fourth place it was enough for the Puriscaleña but she did not trust and came out wanting to go to win her heat and give a motivational blow for what will be the next stage that will be even more complicated with athletes from even more competitive times.
In the end, she got a time that gives her a positive outlook, Vargas ran the 100 meters in 12:71 which makes her very close to 12:64, which is her best mark that she had achieved in the Doha World Athletics Championships. in 2019.
Dutch Nadine Visser finished in second place with 12:72, Gabriele Cunningham finished third with 12:83 and British Cindy Sember finished fourth to finish with the four classified to the semifinals.
🌟 TO THE NEXT ROUND 🌟
🇨🇷Andrea Vargas leads the preliminary round and qualifies for the semifinal of the 100 meters hurdles with a time of 12:71 💥https: //t.co/2YBZbqePqQ pic.twitter.com/EKz4dpreDI
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Andrea Vargas will return to action next Sunday at 4:45 am