translated from Spanish: Peru’s Analí Gómez won Women’s World ‘Maui And Sons Pichilemu’

The nearly a thousand people who arrived at Punta de Lobos beach enjoyed the solid performance of peruto Analí Gómez, who took the title for the second consecutive year of the sixth edition of the planetary contest, after winning in a file less I’m defining you Australian Freya Prumm with a total score of 9.75.» I am very happy and excited, especially for the affection of the people. Although on the first day we had a few little waves, it was an amazing tournament and this trophy i dedicate to my dear Peru. I hope to be defending the title next year,» said the new monarch. While the sea conditions were not optimal on Friday and Saturday, today the action was total and the eight riders who contested the direct elimination phases showed a high level of surfing. The last day of the tournament began at 10:30 a.m. with the quarter-finals. And already in the first heat was experienced the first surprise of the championship, after the American Ella McCaffray left on the way to the Costa Rican Leilani McGonagle, finalist of last year and monarch in Pichilemu in 2017, with a score of 14.15.In the second series Prumm imposed herdency on germany’s Camilla Kemp by scoring 12.40. Afterwards came the duel between Gómez and Portuguese Carol Henrique. After 30 minutes of good «maneuvers» in perfect waves it was the Limeña who added 9.75, which allowed him to advance to the semi-finals. Finally, the fourth heat was taken by the Argentine Josefina Ane who achieved a sum of 11.00 against the Portuguese Yolanda Hopkings.De there, came the semi-finals with the clashes between McCaffray against Prumm and Gómez against Ane. Unsurprisingly, the duels were marked by impressive surfing that drew applause from fans watching from the beach and the nose. After a brilliant display on the Freya and Analí boards they managed to advance to the last phase. At exactly 14:24, the grand final of the World Women’s Surfing Championships «Maui And Sons Pichilemu Women’s Pro by Royal Guard» began. Both riders did not truce until almost the end of the heat, but it was finally the Peruvian who made clear all its quality to take the title from Punta de Lobos.

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