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Oliveira takes women's title for Brazil

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Luana Oliveira (Brazil) well clear in the final.

Luana Oliveira (Brazil) well clear in the final.
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Caterine Rodriguez (Venezuela) leads the chase in the women's final

Caterine Rodriguez (Venezuela) leads the chase in the women's final
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Luana Oliveira (Brazil) was the only woman to jump the first set of bumps.

Luana Oliveira (Brazil) was the only woman to jump the first set of bumps.
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Luana Oliveira (Brazil) opens a gap out of the first corner in the women's final.

Luana Oliveira (Brazil) opens a gap out of the first corner in the women's final.
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Quarterfinal action

Quarterfinal action
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Caterine Rodriguez (Venezuela) won the silver.

Caterine Rodriguez (Venezuela) won the silver.
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Erika Quintana (Ecuador) rides to a bronze.

Erika Quintana (Ecuador) rides to a bronze.
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Luana Oliveira (Brazil) was way ahead of the other women with her skills.

Luana Oliveira (Brazil) was way ahead of the other women with her skills.
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In the women's five-rider race, there was only one real contender - Luana Oliveira of Brazil. Oliveira was clearly a level or two above the other riders, slicing through corners and jumping double bumps that the others rolled over. Katherine Rodriguez (Venezuela) took silver and Erika Quintana (Ecuador) bronze.

Full Results

Elite women
#Rider Name (Country) Team
1Luana Oliveira (Brazil)
2Erika Quintana (Ecuador)
3Veronica Miranda (Chile)
4Karla Ortiz (Chile)

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