22 August 2018 01:15 AM
The athletes Andrea Armada and Claudymar Carcés lead the national team that will participate in the XXIX Pan American Youth Championship or Karate, which takes place in Arena Carioca 1, in Rio de Janeiro, from yesterday to 26 August.
After winning a silver medal at the Central American and Caribbean Games 2018 in Barranquilla, Venezuelan karateka Andrea Armada will try to climb to the top of the podium in "It is important to me this commitment where I have my fourth pan- American gold medal in youth, "confirmed the excellent Venezuelan athlete.
The 18-year-old Caraqueña concentrates on climbing to the top of the stage after a fight to the end in Barranquilla, Colombia.
"There is no strength more powerful than a woman who is determined to grow, it is an honor for me to represent Venezuela in this important event and I am ready to fill the country with joy with a new international victory," the athlete posted on her Twitter account.
The carabobeña Claudymar Garcés, who climbed to the top of the podium of the XXIII Central American and Caribbean Games, Barranquilla, Colombia, to defeat her comparable Dominican Republic, Karina Díaz 9-5, during the Kumite female modality to 61 kilograms, will be another strong candidate to achieve the gold medal at the event.
"I am very happy and prepared for this new dedication that is being presented to me, and I think I will be at the top of the podium with a bit of luck to bring another medal to the Venezuelan population," said the excellent athlete, who will participate in the same location where the basketball games of the 2016 Olympic Games were held.