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London 2012: Alex Quiñonez from Ecuador run head to head with Usain Bolt, and he is in the 200 mts dash final.
The Ecuadorian athlete Alex Quinonez Martinez made history Wednesday in the London 2012 Olympic Games, becoming the only South American qualified for the final of the 200 meter dash.
The feet of Ecuadorian worn securely in the competition, reaching the finish line in 20 seconds and 37 hundredths behind Jamaican Usain Bolt (20s 18c) and the South African Jobodwana ASEAN (20s 27c) in the 'heat' 2 .
Very talkative, Alex said that the first thing after the competition will go out for food, because yesterday I ate very poorly.
By nerves showed a slight inconvenience in the output. He says he feels a great pressure on its responsibility to the country. He is convinced it is for a medal on Thursday at 14:55 when running the final against Usain Bolt, because all are equal competition.
A few hours of this semi-final competition, Ecuadorian Vice President Lenin Moreno called, which made him more nervous, but he is in the final. Now I just want to talk to his mother, who from Esemeraldas with his family continued to thrill his performance of 20 seconds and 37 hundredths.
One of the two best third of getting evidence ticket to the finals and got Quinonez. The other was the Frenchman Christophe Lemaitre (20s 03c) in the 'heat' 1.
The athlete born in Esmeraldas, which turns 23 next Sunday, will be one of the eight competitors who will be Thursday in the final to be played from 14:55 to Ecuador.
Source: DiarioElUniverso Ecuador