DNA Pro Cycling Celebrates Diana Peñuela’s Gold and Silver at the Colombian National Championships

January 27, 2024

Tunja, Colombia (January 27, 2024) – DNA Pro Cycling, a UCI Continental Women’s Team, is thrilled to announce Diana Peñuela’s remarkable achievements at the Colombian National Championships, where she clinched the gold medal in the Individual Time Trial and secured a silver medal in the Road Race Championship.

In an electrifying performance at the 2024 Colombian Time Trial Championship, Diana Peñuela showcased her exceptional speed and determination, earning her the prestigious gold medal. This victory is a testament to her hard work, resilience, and the strategic focus she placed on the time trial during the offseason. Diana expressed her gratitude to the Federación Colombiana de Ciclismo, the city of Tunja, and the passionate supporters across Colombia, whose encouragement propelled her to victory. Proud to don the tricolors, Diana is set to represent Colombia in time trials throughout the year with unparalleled pride and spirit.

The championship road race saw Diana Peñuela secure the silver medal, following an intense competition with Paula Patiño of Movistar, who took the gold. This podium marks a significant achievement for Diana, who has previously won the championship twice. Despite the immense pressure to clinch a third consecutive victory, Diana demonstrated her indomitable fighting spirit, pushing through to the very end in an exciting finish. In a display of sportsmanship and camaraderie, Diana extended her congratulations to Paula Patiño, expressing her enthusiasm to see Paula represent Colombia in upcoming WorldTour events, including the TDF Femme and the Giro.

Diana’s reflections on her performances underscore her dedication and strategic focus, particularly highlighting her victory in the time trial as a fulfillment of a long-held goal. “I am proud to have won the time trial; having come second several times before, this year’s championship was a big focus for me during the offseason,” said Diana.

Catherine Fegan-Kim, Team Director of DNA Pro Cycling, praised Diana’s leadership and contributions to the team, stating, “We are proud to have Diana as one of the leaders of our team again this year. Her achievements are a reflection of her hard work and determination as well as our team’s commitment to supporting riders.”

DNA Pro Cycling extends its heartfelt congratulations to Diana Peñuela for her outstanding achievements at the Colombian National Championships and looks forward to her continued success in representing Colombia and DNA Pro Cycling on the global stage.

About DNA Pro Cycling

DNA Pro Cycling is a UCI Continental Women’s Team committed to promoting women’s cycling and nurturing talent to compete at the highest levels of the sport. With a focus on development, teamwork, and excellence, DNA Pro Cycling is dedicated to advancing the presence and success of women in cycling.