Colombian athlete Melissa González was eliminated in her 400-meter hurdles series. Got a historical participation for the country in this discipline of the Olympic Games.
The sleeve was made more complex by the downpour that soaked the track of the Japanese stage. Melissa found it difficult to catch up with her rivals who took advantage early on the course.
She finished sixth among the eight competitors with a time of 57:47. The winner was the Dutch Femke Bol with 53:91.
In the last stage, the Danish Sara Petersen ended up disqualified due to a fall while jumping one of the obstacles of the test.
González is 27 years old and was born in Texas to Colombian parents. She arrived at these Games as the South American champion for her performance in the Guayaquil selectives in 2021.