EFE reports on recent winners at the 2012 World Junior Championships being held in in Barcelona, among them, Yordan O’Farril (Cuba) and Luguelín Santos (Dominican Republic).
Cuban Yordan O’Farril and Dominican Luguelín Santos received gold medals for their respective countries at the World Junior Championships, winning gold in the 110 meter hurdles and 400 meter race.
In the 110 meter race, O’Farril triumphed over the Australian Nicholas Hough and French Wilhelm Belocian with a time of 13.18, a junior national record. Santos outdid the American Arman Hall and Austrian Steven Solomon in the 400 meters, with a time of 44.85 achieving the first gold in a World Junior Championships in the history of the Dominican Republic.
This is the third Latin American country to get a medal; Colombian Sonia Arenas received the bronze for the 10,000 meters.
For full article (in Spanish), see http://www.diariolibre.com/deportes/2012/07/12/i343606_luguelin-santos-gana-medalla-oro-mundial-junior-atletismo.html