Saturday, April 25, 2009

Uruguay: Guatemala team wins bronze medal at Pan American Endurance Championship Uruguay 2009



Guatemala-times.com

Friday, 24 April 2009 - Barbara Schieber

The Guatemalan team, composed by four riders, won the bronze medal today at the Pan American Endurance Championship in Uruguay 2009. Argentina won the gold medal and the US obtained silver.

The Guatemalan team is:
Senior Category
Fernando Paiz Larrave, horse: Balek El Tornado
Laura Paiz Larrave, horse: Princesa del Mirasol
Jaime Humberto Mansilla Vargas, horse: Julieta
Clarisa de Wit, horse: TBO Faisan

All Guatemalan participants in the equestrian endurance championship obtained positions among the first 20 finalists.

Fernando Paiz Larrave, horse: Balek El Tornado - position 9
Laura Paiz Larrave, horse: Princesa del Mirasol - position 6
Jaime Humberto Mansilla Vargas, horse: Julieta - position 13
Clarisa de Wit, horse: TBO Faisan - position 12

Janio Jonston individual competitor - position 19

Andres Primo Gonzales, competitor junior category - position 12

The competition among the participating countries was fierce, riders from Argentine, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, U.S., Canada, Spain, Portugal, Uruguay, Guatemala, England, Belgium, Malaysia, the King of Malaysia was also a competitor.

Guatemala has been improving it's performance in equestrian endurance at international events every year for the last 4 years.
Today is a very special day, beating, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay who have very tough and experienced teams, is a dream come true for the Guatemalan riders.

We send the team our warmest congratulations! Job well done.

VIVA GUATEMALA.

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