19th March 2019
Wakeboard titles were awarded to athletes competing in 2019 South American Beach Games today with riders from Argentina standing on top of the podium after the final round of competition.
In the women’s event, Argentina’s Victoria Maria De Armas won the gold medal with Brasil’s Mariana Ribeiro Nep taking the silver and Jacinta’s Bernales the bronze medal. Kai Ditsch from Argentina won the Men’s Wakeboard gold medal followed by Colombia’s Jorge Rocha silver and Marcelo G. Marques bronze medal.
The 2019 South American Beach Games were held in Rosario, Argentina . 13 sports including beach handball, beach football, beach rugby, beach tennis, beach volleyball, canoeing, open water swimming, coastal rowing, sailing, skateboarding, stand-up paddle surfing, triathlon and waterski (3-event waterskiing and wakeboard).
|1||De Armas Maria Victoria||ARG||73,00|
|2||Nep Ribeiro Mariana||BRA||42,67|
|3||Bernales R. Jacinta||CHI||33,22|
|3||Marques G. Marcelo||BRA||70,67|
About the IWWF: The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) is the world governing body for towed watersports and has oveover 90 affiliated Federations worldwide. It was founded in 1946 in Geneva, Switzerland. It is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the sole authority for towed watersports. The IWWF is an affiliate member of the Association of IOC Recognized International Sports Federation (ARISF) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF). The IWWF’s sports disciplines include, amongst others, Tournament Waterskiing (slalom, tricks & jump), Wakeboard, Cable Wakeboard, Cable Waterskiing, Disabled Waterskiing, Show Skiing, Ski Racing, Barefoot Waterskiing
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