Vargas, 25, was just two hundredths behind the eighth place of the U.S. American Gabriele Cunningham (12.67), who marked the limit of the finalists.
Costa Rica got its best performance at a World Athletics Championship on Sunday thanks to Andrea Vargas, who finished fifth in the 100-meter hurdles.
Vargas finished her first-round series in 12.68 seconds, bettering her previous-best mark of 12.75.
Güity claims he had not taken the drug for performance-enhancing purposes.
¡Sí se pudo! Tica Andrea Vargas earns gold at Pan-American Games
The 2019 Pan American Games begin Friday, July 26 in Lima. Eighty-four Costa Rican athletes -- 44 women and 40 men -- will participate in...
Güity began training as a para-athlete after losing part of his left leg in a 2017 traffic accident.
The Tico Times spoke to Méndez to learn more about her Marine Corps Marathon win, her Olympic dreams and her advice to new runners.
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