Monday, October 25

Tokyo: Yulimar Rojas, the young Venezuelan who dreamed of being an athlete and became an Olympic champion breaking records

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Yulimar Rojas

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Yulimar Rojas

The Venezuelan athlete Yulimar Rojas continues to jump higher, reaching further and, consequently, breaking records.

Born in Caracas in 1995, but raised with her six siblings in a humble neighborhood of Puerto La Cruz, in eastern Venezuela, Yulimar showed her interest in sports from an early age.

He played volleyball and tried other facets of the athletic world, but it was in the triple jump that his talent became apparent.

And throughout her career, fate would agree to all who believed in her From the beginning.

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