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Edgar Ramirez wins gold medal at the 2019 Summer Universiade

UANL sprinter Edgar Ramirez and his team left their mark at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples, Italy. In the last day of the competition, they set a new Mexican record and won the gold medal in the 4×400 relay.

Valente Mendoza, Edgar Ramirez, Jose Jimenez, and Fernando Vega established the fastest time of 03:02.89, earning the eighth gold medal for Mexico in the universiade. The previous record of 03:03.29 was set by Alejandro Cardenas, Oscar Juanz, Roberto Carvajal, and Juan Toledo at the 2001 World Championships in Athletics.

‘’We are very proud. This is the result of a year of hard work and dedication. This triumph goes to my parents, UANL, and Mexico’’, Edgar said in an interview.

Edgar took the 4×400 relay silver medal and the 400 meters bronze medal at the 2019 National University Championships.

 

Edgar Ramirez’ Medals

Gold

  • 4×400 relay / 2018 National University Championships
  • 400 meters / 2015 National Olympics

Silver

  • 4×400 relay / 2019 National University Championships
  • 400 meters / 2015 Central American and Caribbean Sports Games
  • 4×400 relay / 2015 Central American and Caribbean Sports Games
  • 4×400 relay / 2015 National Olympics
  • 1,500 meters / 2014 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships in Athletics
  • 1,500 meters / 2014 National Olympics

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