01/09/2021   Sao Paolo (BRA): the Brazilian U18 Championships




The Brazilian Athletics Confederation (CBAt) held the Brazilian U18 Athletics Championships in Sao Paulo last weekend, which saw an interesting numerical participation.
5.000m track walk U18 girls
The race took place on Saturday afternoon (28), with 11 athletes at the start.
Undisputed victory for Paraná athlete Gabrielly Cristina dos Santos (BRA), who was in the lead from the start to the end of the race.
These are her passages:
- 1.000m in 4:58.2
- 2.000m in 10:03.7 (5:05.5)
- 3.000m in 15:17.8 (5:14.1)
- 4.000m in 20:37.0 (5:19.2)
- last 1.000m in 5:17.50
Gold to Gabrielly Cristina dos Santos (BRA) in 25:54.50,
Silver to Thaliane Janaína Miranda da Cruz (BRA) in 26:58.83,
Bronze to Gabrielly Pereira Neves (BRA) in 27:18.22.
Of the 11 participating athletes, 9 finished the race and 2 were disqualified.



10.000m track walk U18 boys
This event opened the program on Sunday morning (29).
After the first 1.000m covered in groups (4:30.9), João Victor Silva Magalhães (BRA), Otavio Henrique Vicente (BRA) and João Paulo Nobre de Oliveira (BRA) took the lead.
These are their split times:
- 2.000m in 9:12.8 (4:41.9)
- 3.000m in 13:59.2 (4:46.3)
- 4.000m in 18:51.0 (4:51.8)
- 5.000m in 23:41.4 (4:50.4)
- 6.000m in 28:36.3 (4:54.9)
- 7.000m in 33:31.4 (4:55.1)
- 8.000m in 38:23.7 (4:52.3)
- 9.000m in 43:09.8 (4:46.1) with Otavio Henrique Vicente still in the lead.
In the last 1,000m João Victor Silva Magalhães (BRA) forces his pace and completes the last 1,000m in an excellent 4:19.57 which leaves his mark on the other two athletes and leads him to victory.
Gold to João Victor Silva Magalhães (BRA) in 47:29.77 new personal best (previous of 47:36.02 established on 23.5.2021 in Braganca Paulista, BRA)
Silver to Otavio Henrique Vicente (BRA) in 47:34.49
Bronze to João Paulo Nobre de Oliveira (BRA) born on 26.9.2005 who stops the clock in 47:44.89.
Of the 11 participating athletes, all finished the race.