Guatemalan wins Olympic Silver in 20km Race Walk

Erick Barrondo, from San Cristobal Verapaz, Alta Verapaz won the silver medal in the 20km Race Walk. This is the first medal at any Olympic Games for Guatemala. The 21-year-old Guatemala, will have a shot for a second Olympic Medal this year on August 11, when running the 50km race walk, his specialty.

This a continuation from a series of sports triumphs for Guatemala, that started with the sub-20 Soccer World Cup classification in 2011, and have not stopped since then. Congratulations  Erick for our first Olympic medal.

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