Yes, it is. That’s true: Marileidy Paulino won individual medals in athletics world championships and Olympic medals, despite Bahamian Shaunae Miller-Uivo winning the night’s main metal at a distance this Friday. Became the first Dominica woman 400 meters in the World Championships in Athletics.
Sada Williams (Barbados) crossed in 3rd place to win the bronze.
Miller-Uibo crossed the finish line with a time of 49.00, setting a record for the world this year. The Dominican sprinter recorded 49.60 and the Barbados sprinter recorded 49.75. This is a new record for her country.RELATED
Mali Lady appeared as the fastest woman of the season, but Miller Uivo’s performance robbed her of her honor. They will be competing on the same stage for the third time, first in Tokyo, then in Doha, the first leg of the Diamond League, and then in Hayward Field, the stadium of the University of Oregon and Eugene University, now home to the World Athletics Championships. .. The Dominicans took first place in Doha on May 13, Miller Uivo was absent from Rabat, and the Dominicans won again. The Bahamas returned to Paris and won there.
Central Bahamian gold medalist Shaunae Miller Uivo is on the left, Dominica silver medalist Marilady Paulino and Barbados bronze medalist Sada Williams win medals at the World Athletics Championships on Friday July. React after earning 22. 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. (AP / ASHLEY LANDIS)
Paulino, who ran in Lane 6, had the same experience as winning a silver medal when he saw Miller Uivo win a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on August 6. Still, it’s a great night for the Dominicans. He is a two-time medalist. At the two most important events in the world.
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Felix Sanchez and Luguerin Santos join the Dominica sprinter, who won the gold medal in the 400-meter mixed relay on the first night of the World Cup on July 15, as the only Dominica to win the Olympic and World medals. rice field.
In any case, the fact that there are two Dominicans out of eight finalists is unforgettable. It never happened in men and women. This achievement for Dominican athletics again demonstrates their level.
Miller Uivo in Bahama won the women’s 400-meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon on Friday, July 22, 2022. (AP / DAVID J. PHILLIP)
At 200m, Miller Uivo began to take advantage of the race, Paulino followed immediately behind, and his compatriot Kofil gave up space. Near the last 50 meters, Paulino was forced to attack further to grab the silver, as Sada Williams of Barbados held the metal until that time. In the end, he got bronze.
The uniqueness of this 400-meter dash final is characterized by the fact that three Caribbean islanders have won the podium. Miller-Uibo won the silver medal at the 2019 World Cup, where Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson won the bronze medal. The money was from Salwa Aid Nazer. In 2017, there were no athletes from the Caribbean islands on the podium.
The Bahamas are clearly up as they finished fourth in the 2017 World Cup.
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