Sports Writing (EFE).- The Dominican Marileidy Paulino, current Olympic runner-up, started her career in this edition of the Diamond League with a victory, after winning this Friday in the final of the 400 meters of the Doha meeting with a time of 51.20 seconds.

Paulino, who competed in the Qatari capital for his first 400 of the season, was the one who best managed the strong adverse wind that the athletes had to face and that weighed down the records.

Marileidy Paulino wins the final of the 400 smooth 4

Quite the opposite of the gold medalist in the last Olympic Games in Tokyo, the Bahamian Shaunae Miller-Uibo, who after an explosive first 200 meters ended up paying for her effort on the finish line.

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As confirmed by the 64 hundredths in which Paulino surpassed the Bahamian, who had to settle for third place with a time of 51.84, after being overtaken by Jamaican Stephenie Ann McPherson, who finished second with a time of 51.69 seconds.

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