Surprising elimination of Mimi Barona at the US Open Surfing Championships in California | Other sports | Sports

The 30-year-old peninsula made her way to the United States with gusto after her Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 last August.

Olympic surfer Dominic Barona of Europe will try to improve what she looked like at the US Open Surfing Championships Huntington Beach, California, where she was knocked out in the second round on Thursday.

Mimi ranked third the heat (Series), with a final average of 4.24 (1.67 + 2.57). in a classification The event came in 17th place with 2,000 points, and the Ministry of Sports published on its Twitter account.

The 30-year-old peninsula made her way to the United States with gusto after her Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 last August. Previously, it had been set up on a beach in El Salvador.

“Nice event, just more waves were missing. With our heads held high and let’s move on to the next head,” the three colors voiced in the Instagram story.

In the second round, Mimi was paired with Caroline Marks from the United States. Kobe Enright from Australia and Gabriella Bryan from Hawaii.

Marks (13.60), the series winner, and Brian (7.26) qualified for the round of 16. Barona (4.24) and Enright (2.00) were eliminated for third and fourth places, respectively.

“There were no waves, very difficult. But hey, it is. I actually traveled to Europe on Sunday: first to Portugal, then to France,” the athlete from Montañita told EL UNIVERSO, whose overall result in the first round was 11.54 Thus, it ranked second in the the heat 3 behind American Kirra Pinkerton (12.34).

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Now, Mimi wants to end the week’s training in California for Sunday to head to Portugal. In that group he plans to visit the UFC mixed martial arts fighter, Marlon Chito Vera, at the RVCA Center. (Dr)

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