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History Made!: Costa Rica has won their first medal at the World Junior ISA 2016

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Today's Date: 9/24/2016

Two days before the end of the World Junior ISA 2016 runs in Portugal, the National Team of Costa Rica today opened a new page in the history books of the national surf, after qualifying their first final of the Aloha Cup (relay), an action that assures their first medal as a group.

After 12 years of participation in World U-18 since 2004, the location of Costa Rica during the World Cup 2015 in California, where they were the eighth team, giving them the right to participate in the first Aloha Cup in 2016 today they took full advantage, winning even the leaders in the world, countries like the US, Japan and Australia are.
So much so that Costa Rica won the semifinal with the highest score of the eight semifinalists with 41.18 points achieved between the five competitors entered by Costa Rica: Leilani McGonagle, Aldo Chirinos, Oscar Urbina, Malakai Martinez and Joseph Mendez.

In their semifinal they advanced with Japan and the other semifinalists from Portugal, South Africa, Hawaii and France, the latter two were in position 1 and 2 respectively, and advanced. Costa Rica and Japan will integrate this end that run tomorrow at 12:00 M.D. (Costa Rica time).
Malakai, and Emily Leilani Round 5!
The Ticos smooth passage of this world, again was reflected during the nine- -of seventh day today with the classification of Malakai Martinez, Leilani McGonagle and Emily Gussoni in round 5 of the main event.

In the case of sub 18, reached the quarterfinals that morning run today. In the morning they will be going against surfers from Spain, Hawaii, Australia, Mexico, Portugal and New Zealand.

In the case of Malakai, he got to the second round that also run tomorrow. Zulay Martinez and Oscar Urbina, today fired in round 4.

Of the 27 nations that today came alive at the World Cup, only 17 remained, between Australia and France dominate 9 surfers for tomorrow. The Ticos, two days to the end of the world, still with three.

In all they began last Sunday, 39 countries.
List of countries and athletes competing even alive.
australia 9
France 9
Hawaii 7
Japan 6
Tahiti 5
Spain 4
Brazil 4
Costa Rica 3
South Africa 3
US 3
New Zealand 3
Portugal 2
Argentina 1
Great Britain 1
Peru 1
Mexico 1
Canada 1
Ticos schedule for tomorrow Saturday
Malakai Martinez 3:40 a.m. (U16, Round 5, Heat # 6) (If moving again between 6 and 7:00 a.m.)
Leilani McGonagle 7:20 a.m. (Sub 18, Round 4, Heat # 1)
Emily Gussoni 8:00 a.m. (Under 18, Round 4, Heat # 3)
Aloha Cup Final 12:20 M.D.
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A dos días de que termine el Mundial Junior de la ISA 2016 que se corre en Portugal, la Selección Nacional de Costa Rica abrió hoy una nueva página en los libros de historia del surf nacional, después de clasificar a su primera final del Aloha Cup (relevos), acción que le asegura su primera medalla como grupo.

Tras 12 años de participación en Mundiales Sub 18 desde 2004, la ubicación de Costa Rica durante el Mundial de 2015 en California, donde resultó octavo por equipos, le dio el derecho de participación al primer Aloha Cup en 2016 que hoy aprovechó al máximo, venciendo incluso a los países líderes en este mundial como son Estados Unidos, Japón y Australia.
Tan es así que Costa Rica ganó la semifinal con la nota más alta de los ocho semifinalistas con 41.18 puntos que consiguieron entre los cinco competidores que entraron por Costa Rica: Leilani McGonagle, Aldo Chirinos, Oscar Urbina, Malakai Martínez y Joseph Méndez.

En su semifinal avanzó con Japón y de la otra semifinal que compitieron Portugal, Sudáfrica, Hawái y Francia, estos dos últimos en la posición 1 y 2 respectivamente, avanzaron. Costa Rica y Japón integrarán esta final que se corre mañana a las 12:00 m.d. (hora de Costa Rica).

¡Malakai, Leilani y Emily a Ronda 5!
El buen paso de los ticos por este mundial, nuevamente se vio reflejado durante la sétima jornada -de nueve- hoy con la clasificación de Malakai Martínez, Leilani McGonagle y Emily Gussoni a la ronda 5 del evento principal.

En el caso de las sub 18, alcanzaron hoy los cuartos de final que se corren mañana. En horas de la mañana se verán contra surfistas de España, Hawái, Australia, México, Portugal y Nueva Zelanda.

En el caso de Malakai, se metió a los octavos de final que también se corren mañana. Zulay Martínez y Oscar Urbina, hoy se despidieron en ronda 4.

De las 27 naciones que hoy llegaron con vida al Mundial, solo quedaron 17, entre Australia y Francia dominan con 9 surfistas para mañana. Los ticos, a dos días para que acabe el mundial, siguen con tres.

En total iniciaron el domingo anterior, 39 países.

Lista de países aun en competencia y atletas con vida.
Australia 9
Francia 9
Hawái 7
Japón 6
Tahití 5
España 4
Brasil 4
Costa Rica 3
Sudáfrica 3
Estados Unidos 3
Nueva Zelanda 3
Portugal 2
Argentina 1
Gran Bretaña 1
Perú 1
México 1
Canadá 1

Horario de los ticos para mañana sábado
Malakai Martínez 3:40 a.m. (Sub 16, Ronda 5, Heat #6) (Si avanza vuelve entre 6 y 7am)
Leilani McGonagle 7:20 a.m. (Sub 18, Ronda 4, Heat #1)
Emily Gussoni 8:00 a.m. (Sub 18, Ronda 4, Heat #3)

Final Aloha Cup 12:20 m.d.






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