Caterine Ibargüen Colombian Pride.

The first Colombian and South American athlete to achieve the highest award of the Iaaf.

The story of the Colombian athlete Caterine Ibargüen is getting bigger. And it is because it continues breaking brands, winning contests and accumulating golds and diamonds. This was confirmed on Tuesday when she was chosen as the best athlete in the world in 2018, after winning two titles in the Diamond League, the triple jump and the long jump, and the two golds in the Central American and Caribbean Games in both disciplines.

In addition, she is the second Latin American to achieve this award; He did it 29 years after the Cuban Ana Fidelia Quirot, who received it in 1989.

This year, Ibargüen took part in 14 events and won 12, 'solo' was third in the long jump of the valid of the Diamond League of Lausanne (Switzerland) and second in the meeting of the same tournament in Birmingham (England); of rest, she was unstoppable, nobody could beat her, none of them approached her and she walked around the planet's tracks being the best.

He participated in five events, won three, including gold in Central America and the Caribbean and the title of the Diamond League, and in the other two was second, in the Diamond League of Birmingham, and third in the test of the League in Lausanne (Switzerland).