Picin and Castaneda Crowned South American Champions

Mirlene Picin of Brazil and Julio Castaneda of Argentina captured the Women’s and Men’s South American Championships at last weekend’s South American Cup 2 in Bariloche, Argentina.

Picin picked up the Women’s title by finishing in second in the Sprint and the Pursuit, following three victories at South American Cup 1. Silvia Herrera of Argentina took first place in the Sprint and the Pursuit to claim second overall in the Championships.

Castaneda won both the Sprint and the Pursuit to claim the Men’s Championship.

Here is the IBU article on the event and some pictures from Bariloche.

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