After becoming a double Olympic medalist during Tokyo 2020, the Dominican runner is already preparing for her next commitments
Marileidy paulino, double silver medalist of the Dominican Republic during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, you are already preparing for your next career challenge. With only two years in the Olympics, the 24-year-old Dominican woman is ranked as the third best runner in the world in her category (women’s 400 meters), after her performance in Japan and now he sets his sights on the Diamond League.
This league represents the most important elite competition year after year of its discipline. The Dominican is scheduled to compete in the last three races that this circuit will have in the year. It will start at the Atletísima de Lausanne in Swiss the next 26 of August, going two days later to Paris, France, where the second competition would run on the day August 28. I would conclude by returning to Zurich, Swiss, to run again during the days September 8 and 9.
So far this year, within the category of Women’s 400 meter sprint, Paulino has one of the best qualifying times with 49.20 seconds, which he achieved in the final of said category in Tokyo. The only runner with the best time is the two-time gold medalist, Shauanae Miller-Uibo with 48.36 seconds. The third best time (49.22 seconds) is owned by Christine Mboma of Namibia, achieved during the month of April.
In 2021, Women’s 400 meter sprint have been included in two Diamond League events, where the American has won Kendall ellis in Gateshead, Great Britain and Jamaica Stephenie McPherson during the British Grand Prix.
Paulino He would be traveling to Spain today to continue his training cycle with his compatriot, also a runner Yancarlos Martinez (who will also compete in the event, but in the men’s 200-meter dash) and his coach Yaseen perez, as reported by Dominican Athletics Federation.