Panamanian Runner Gianna Woodruff enters running track this Friday in Tokyo 2020
Panamanian participation in the athletics of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games starts this Friday, July 30, with the runner Gianna Woodruff, who will compete in the 400 meters hurdles.
The Olympic Committee of Panama (COP) confirmed that the qualifying events of this specialty were advanced for this Friday and Woodruff will be running at about 9:25 pm (Panama time).
On the official website of the Games, it is noted that Woodruff, including the South American runners, was the first to time the 400-meter hurdles below 55 seconds. The time was 54.70 in a test in the United States.
The note highlights that among the competitors who will be in the specialty only six have a better time.
Panama will also feature athletics with the participation of Nathalee Aranda (long jump), Alonso Edward (200 meters) and Jorge Castelblanco (marathon).
On the other hand, this Friday night will also see action in women's boxing Atheyna Bylon, who is looking for a victory in the -75kg category to secure a medal for Panama.