The Cabildo congratulates the Majorero selection
The president of the Cabildo, Blas Acosta, and the island councillor for Sports, Alejandro Jorge, congratulated the Majorero selection for their achievements obtained individually and as selections during the 38th Championship of the Canaries of cross-country running for school-aged athletes that took place in February in Gran Canaria. It was organised by the General Department of Sports of the Canarian Government and the Canarian Athletics Federation. The Island's Athletics Federation and the Clubs involved were also congratulated by extension. The Island Athletics Federation announced that the Majorero selection obtained two individual medals, qualified six athletes for the championship of Spain and the teams went twice on the podium. Fuerteventura's athletes in the under-18 category, in both masculine and feminine category, took away the silver medal on team level, while they finished fourth in the under-16 category. Individually, the athlete from Antigua, Aunhoa Barbuzano, who won bronze last year at the same competition that took place in La Palma, stepped on the first step of the podium in Gran Canaria and became champion in the under-16 category. The silver medal went to Yanira Deana, who finished regional second in the under-18 feminine category. In the non-official ranking of the islands, Fuerteventura finished fourth, Lanzarote is first, Tenerife, second and Gran Canaria is third.