The Catalan Laura Heredia made historical past this Tuesday by profitable the ticket for the Paris Video games subsequent yr in fashionable pentathlon, she made historical past this Tuesday in Krakow, changing into the primary girl to characterize Spain on this sport on the Olympic stage.
The Barcelonan, sister of Aleix Heredia, pentathlon Olympian in Tokyo 2020, certified for the occasion within the French capital by ending in third place in Group B with 1,112 factors within the competitors that’s going down on the European Video games in Krakow ( Poland).
As reported by the COE, Heredia added 228 factors within the fencing part by profitable 4 rounds; 267 within the 200m medley swim by stopping the clock at 2:21.94; and 617 within the laser run, after ending the take a look at with a time of 11:23.30, which put her among the many 18 finalists.
The occasion in Poland distributes eight tickets in fashionable pentathlon, one per nation, and the Catalan has benefited as a result of there have been solely pentathletes from seven different nations, which has already given her an Olympic passport.
“I’m tremendous excited. I’ve waited so lengthy for this second that I’m very completely happy proper now. And with the ability to share it with my household is a dream,” stated Heredia, who was bronze on the 2018 Youth Olympic Video games and who was already in Tokyo. 2020 the place it was the primary reservation.