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Monday, March 14, 2016
9th Campeonato Sudamericano 10 km Results
The elite competitors of South America competed in the 10 km race at the IX Campeonato Sudamericano (2016 South American Championships) held in the Paraguay River in Lambaré, Paraguay.
Men's 10 km Results:
1 Martín Miguel Carrizo Yunges (ARG) 2:00:28.89
2 Guillermo Vittorio Bértola (ARG) 2:00:32.26
3 Iván Alejandro Enderica Ochoa (ECU) 2:00:33.88
4 Santiago Paul Enderica Salgado (ECU) 2:00:34.30
5 Fernando Estanislau Ponte (BRA) 2.01.19.90
6 Samuel Menegón De Bona (BRA) 2.03.26.52
7 Piero Fabrizio Canduelas Nascimento (PER) 2.04.59.60
8 Walter Rodrigo Caballero Quilla (BOL) 2.05.17.24
9 Maximiliano Gustavo Paccot Piriz (URU) 2.06.19.99
10 Rodrigo Alejandro Ramirez Montes (PER) 2.09.48.72
11 Nicolás Martín Culela Magnani (URU) 18.104.22.168
12 Borja Cristian Guillermo Lavaud Villalobos (CHI) 2.23.00.04
13 Jaime Arévalo Encinas (BOL) 22.214.171.124
Women's 10 km Results:
1 Cecilia Elizabeth Biagioli (ARG) 2:05:49.29
2 Samantha Michelle Arévalo Salinas (ECU) 2:05:50.11
3 Nataly Rosalia Caldas Calle (ECU) 2:06:32.63
4 Viviane Eichelberger Jungblut (BRA) 2:08:13.23
5 Betina Martins Lorscheitter (BRA) 2:14:21.47
6 Julia Lucila Arino (ARG) 2:15:13.40
7 Ma. Alejandra Bramont-Arias Garcia (PER) 2:23:36.81
8 Paola Michaela Cabrera Sapia (URU) 2:33:43.04
DNF Daniela Luciana Morales Mujica (PER)
DNF Alondra Xiomara Castillo Velasco (BOL)
DNF María Belén Cunha Maianti (URU)
In the team event, Argentina took the team title over Ecuador and Brazil:
1 Argentina (Guillermo Bértola, Martín Carrizo, Cecilia Biagioli) 32:44:07
2 Ecuador (Iván Enderica, Santiago Enderica, Samantha Arévalo) 33:07:91
3 Brazil (Fernando Ponte, Víctor Ribeiro and Betina Martins) 34:47:20
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