Saturday 19 June 2021

Costa Rican Surfers Dominating Peru Tourney

Photo from www.surfing-waves.com
Photo from www.surfing-waves.com

COSTA RICA SPORTS — Surfing is hardly a major sport, even in countries with two ocean coastlines like Costa Rica, but this country is shining in the World Surfing Open in Peru. No fewer than four local surfers won four of their five heats Wednesday to advance in the standings.

The star competing at Punta Rocas off Lima, Peru, are Leilani McGonagle, Lisbeth Vindas, Maykol Torres and Anthony Fillingim. McGonagle and Fillingim have achieved such results in their preliminary rounds that they are assured of no lower than ninth place.

- Advertisement -

Vindas and Torres meanwhile have had to struggle for their continued participation in the tournament. The competition started with 22 countries represented by teams but by Wednesday only half remained. Costa Rica was ranked in fifth position on Wednesday. The tourney ends Saturday.

Although not as well placed as their teammates, Vindas and Torres had possibilities of coming out with medals by mid-tourney.

Article by iNews.co.cr, reposted with permission

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Internet speed decreases during peaks in service

QCOSTARICA - Ever wonder why your surfing on the Internet slows...

Companies covered up defective asphalt

QCOSTARICA - The judicial file of the Cochinilla Case, on alleged...

MOST READ

Companies covered up defective asphalt

QCOSTARICA - The judicial file of the Cochinilla Case, on alleged corruption in road works, exposes how three companies would have covered up the...

Construction companies that paid alleged bribes would be disqualified for ten years

QCOSTARICA - If it is proven in a final judgment that they did pay bribes to Conavi officials, several companies could be disqualified from...

American woman found lifeless in hotel bathroom in Sabana

QCOSTARICA - A sad discovery occurred this Thursday morning in a hotel located in La Sabana, in San José, the lifeless body of a...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction June 18: 9 & 0 CANNOT circulate

Today, Friday, June 18, vehicles with plates ending 9 & 0 CANNOT circulate The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm,...

The Best Sports To Play On A Beach

Costa Rica has some of the best beaches in the world. The coastline is blessed with golden sand, beautiful palm trees, and perfect blue...

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén’s feature debut, Clara Sola, ready for the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

Q ENTERTAINMENT (CINEUROPA) Nathalie Álvarez Mesén’s debut feature, Clara Sola, is ready to take part in this year’s Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film...

Internet speed decreases during peaks in service

QCOSTARICA - Ever wonder why your surfing on the Internet slows down, to even a crawl, mainly in the evenings? This is due to...

13 Powerful Home Remedies for Acne

Acne is considered to be one of the most common skin ailments on the planet, with a record 60 million people being afflicted by...

Cynthia Ann Telles named new U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Today, U.S. President Joe Biden announced his nomination of Dr. Cynthia Ann Telles as United States ambassador to Costa Rica. According to the...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.