Tokyo, Aug 5 (EFE) .- Barcelona’s María Vicente, who was twelfth on the first day of the heptathlon with 3,736 points, finished eighteenth with 6,117 points, the best Spanish mark in the Olympic Games, despite the javelin puncture.
The Spanish record holder closed her performance by running the 800 in 2; 16.99, her best mark of the year, but she accused the 37.04 meters of the javelin, which only gave her 611 points.
The first day had been the fastest of all in the 200, the closing test, and this Thursday he resumed the combined with a 6.18 long jump. The record, far from his best mark (6.54), gave him 905 points that allowed him to climb two places in the general classification to place tenth with 4,641 points.
The javelin puncture took her back eight places in a contest won by the defending champion, Belgian Nafissatou Thiam, who culminated her comeback, from her third place on the first day, with a total of 6,791 points.
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