The 16-year-old from San Pedro tells SUR of her university scholarship offers in the United States and WNBA dreams
Carla Viegas touched down at Malaga Airport on Monday night to a rapturous welcome to her biggest fans, her parents.
The shy schoolgirl, who plays for CAB Estepona, has finished the World Championship as the best triple jumper, averaging 45.1%, the best percentage in a world championship since 2010.
Her Spanish U-17 women’s basketball team gave everything to come second in the final against the United States (84-62), Viegas says.
– I imagine that now that only a few hours have passed since the final, that you’re still on cloud nine?
Yes, yes, my God, I still can’t believe everything we’ve been through.
– How did you find the final?
We went out without being afraid, to fight and to make it…