And ColombianJessica Caicedo playing on Saturday, boxing and world championships in heavyweightweight (-81 kg), after signing in a New Delhi convincing victory in the semifinals, 4-1, over the Viktoria Kebikaya Belarusian.
Caicedo, who, when qualifying for this game, had already guaranteed his country the first medal in a women's championship in the world, the bronze was proud of his competitor and the gold or silver will be hanged for 24 years and in a category that he is not.
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The boxer He scored for 29-28, 30-27, 30-27 and 29-28 by four of the judges and against 28-29 by the fifth.
His opponent in the finals will be the Chinese Lina Wang, who wounded in the other final, also by sharing decision from 4-1, Turkish Turk Elif Guneri.
Caicedo, a normal averageweight (-75 kg) competitor, raised from a division to compete in these championships in -81 kilos and to test before boxers of great power, with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as a goal.
Tactics could not give a better result and its victory this Thursday leads to the gold dispute in the maximum two year event of amateur boxing.
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In the blue, Valle del Cauca spent in the movie worn a wide smile and, after crossing himself, scored the usual first round and soon, dropped against his boss. He always took the initiative in that first assault, with a devastating leg in exchanges close.
In the second quarter, he defended him effectively from the hopeless attacks of Kebikava, who chose to fight the physical land. Caicedo na he could always dodge his blast, but he reached the last round with options in the whole.
Without a room to make mistakes, the Belarus tried to collect Caicedo in the corner, he went away without difficulty that to 30 seconds In the end Kebikava arrived with a director who settled the battle.
As soon as the bell stopped, the pancake raised in Princesa raised his weapons. Only seconds later, the South Korean referee confirmed his victory by raising his blue gloves.
Caicedo has been involved in Colombian extract directed by Rafael Iznaga.
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In the -75 kilograms this year, the second South American Games were in Cochabamba (Bolivia) and Central America and the Caribbean from Barranquilla (Colombia), the successes that extended in 2017 expanded with their victory in y Bolivarian Games from Santa Marta (Colombia) and in the boxing of Pan American women in Tegucigalpa, in this case -81 kilos, as in the New Delhi World Cups.
Kebikaya, 33, and 1.80 m, had competed in four other world championships and in all of them he lost in the first round. This year he won bronze medal in Sofia Europeans.
The other final, lto china Lina Wang, 30-27 won four of the cards lost in the fifth by 28-29.
Wang, at the age of 21, is the most promising fighter in his country, national champion of this season, although its international experience is still scarce.