Santander Valentina Becera has been called up to the Colombian swimming team

TheSantander swimmer Valentina Becera Quintanella has been called to the Colombian racing team who will participate in the South American Championships in Argentina.

The 19-year-old athlete, who is studying psychology at Southem Methodist University (SMU), in Dallas, Texas, has been called up to join the national team that will compete in the 2021 South American Aquatics Championships in Buenos Aires, organized by the Swimming Federation of America CONSANAT and the Argentine Water Sports Federation (CADDA).

Valentina played with many of the best swimmers in the United States and the world preparing for the upcoming Olympic Games, at various university and national events in the United States, where she made great performances.

Delegations from all over South America will arrive on Argentine soil on March 14th, while the competition will take place from 16 to 19. Then, on March 21, the water polo teams will arrive and the competition will be from 23 to 28. The diving competition will be from 24 to 27, while The open water will be from 24 to 28.

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Since I ventured swimming, about 10 years ago, Valentina has gone from less to more, achieving the goals set and raising the name Santander and Colombia in various national and international events.

Through his distinguished campaign as an athlete, he has shone his special light in the Inter-Universiade Olympics, the National Games, South America, Bolivarianism, the Pan-American Games and the Youth Olympic Games.

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Valentina said in recent days, “The goals of 2021 are above all to get back in shape, improve as much as possible and give the best presentation in competitions.” She also acknowledged that “it was a difficult process in the United States, because it was a difficult process in the United States. I had to work.” A lot in academics and sports, because the schedules are complicated, but I continued to work hard and I had the university’s support. ”

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The sportswoman, backed by Gagol Pro, now belongs to the Caldas League, where she has also found support to continue her successful sports career.

The Colombian selection for this competition consists of Anthony Rincon (Valle), Daniela Gutierrez (Valle), Snyder Relais (Antioquia), Isabella Arcela (Valle), Jorge Morello (Antioquia), Juan Manuel Morales (Valle), Karen Durango (Antioquia)), Carina Vivas (Valley), Laura Melo (Valley), Maria Paula Alvarez (Valle), Umar Pinzón (Bogotá), Santiago Aguilera (Valle), Santiago Corridor (Valle) and Valentina Becera (Caldas).

The Colombian Swimming Federation also identified the best athletes in technical swimming and diving.

It must be remembered that Valentina Becera on several occasions received the honor of the Athlete of the Year in this press house.

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