The indoor season began for the triple jump queen Yulimar Rojas. This Saturday, the Palau Velodrom Lluís Puig from Valencia, Spain received the Venezuelan who represented Barcelona FC in the long jump of the Iberdrola Cup and dominated her competition with 6.59.
Rojas is clear about his goals. Knowing that she could get the qualifying mark at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (6.82), he took it easy. “Everything that is being done is preparatory for Tokyo with the triple jump. I enjoyed it today. I love being on the tracks, representing Venezuela and Barcelona FC. Thanks to all who are watching me, ”she said.
Venezuela’s first jump was unsuccessful, followed by 6.53. In the third attempt Rojas climbed to the first position to get 6.59. During the fourth opportunity, she fell short with 5.95. In the fifth, she added 6.10 and closed his performance with 6.55.