The Guatemalan weightlifter made her debut at the Tokyo Olympics, adding a total of 207 kg in her presentation
TOKYO, JAPAN – With great charisma, the Guatemalan weightlifter Scarleth ucelo fulfilled his presentation in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the category of +87 kilograms of weightlifting that took place at the Tokyo International Forum.
At 21 years old and originally from the department of Jalapa, Ucelo completed her presentation adding a total of 207 kg in Group B, finishing third. He competed alongside Eyurkenia Duverger from Cuba, Anna Marie Vanbellinghen from Belgium and Erdenebat Bilegsaikhan from Mongolia.
According to the official record of the competition. Scarleth Ucelo had three attempts at the start, where she managed to lift 85 kg. Then she completed the test with the loaded and jerk, where she registered 122 kg, achieving a total of 207 kg, placing her in third place in Group B.
#ReyoTokyo Pure passion and dedication of Scarleth Ucelo. He achieved 122kg in the clean and jerk on his third and final attempt. In total he added 207kg. 🏋🏻♀️💪🏽🇬🇹💙💯#PassionForGuatemala #OurMetaLosValores pic.twitter.com/6wS7r0XFwy
– COG (@COGuatemalteco) August 2, 2021
From this account, Scarleth ucelo culminated its presentation at the Olympic Games and is waiting for the completion of the Group A test to determine the position in the general classification of the event.
The athlete from the department of Jalapa becomes the second weightlifting woman to represent Guatemala at the Olympic Games. The first was the Quetzalteca Astrid Camposeco at the 2012 London Olympics.