Chilean athlete Mariana Zúñiga achieved the silver medal on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic video games in archery, changing into the youngest to attain it at simply 19 years outdated.
The Paralympic Workforce Chile achieves its fourth medal after Mariana Zúñiga raised the silver medal in archery, the winner of this competitors was for the British Phoebe Paterson, who took the gold.
The Minister of Sport, Cecilia Pérez, congratulated Mariana Zúñiga for her achievement in these Paralympic video games: “An unforgettable day and an indescribable emotion. At simply 19 years outdated, Mariana Zúñiga takes second place in Para Tiro con Arco. You’re unbelievable Mariana. Thanks for this gigantic pleasure and for this infinite pleasure! ”. He sentenced.
Phrases by Mariana Zúñiga previous to the video games
Earlier than making historical past, the Chilean made an announcement previous to the competitors: “Though I do know that I’ll have fairly sturdy rivals in Tokyo, I see myself with the flexibility to advance inside the bracket. Nonetheless, my essential goal is to not go together with the mentality of successful a medal sure or sure, since in these first video games I wish to go to achieve expertise with out neglecting the technical facet. I’ll do my greatest making use of every little thing that I’ve been engaged on all these months and the 2 years that I’ve been on this sport. If that’s sufficient for a medal, I discover it nice, however I’ll depart calm realizing that I gave every little thing and that I loved the expertise to the fullest. That’s the biggest reward I can get from this nice sporting occasion. ” He sentenced.
Workforce Chile carries four Paralympic medals
Chilean groups at the moment carry four medals on this competitors:
Francisca Mardones – 1 Gold medal for athletics.
Mariana Zúñiga – 1 Silver medal for archery.
Alberto Abarza – 2 medals, 1 gold and 1 silver for swimming.