A family walk with Colombia ended in tragedy this weekend with the death of a former participant of the Desafío Súper Regiones (Caracol) program.
María Fernanda Aguilar, 20, died on the beaches of Padromar, Puerto Colombia municipality, in the Atlántico department. The model and athlete was traveling with her partner, Julián González, family and other couples of friends, when González went into the sea and was carried by the strong current to the deepest part.
The Barranquilla model came to the aid of her boyfriend, but it was she who could not be rescued, Colombian media reports. According to family members, when they went to the rescuers, they indicated that they only had a life jacket, besides, the jetsky had no gasoline.
The relatives informed the Colombian media that it was two hours before María Fernanda decided to jump to save her boyfriend. González could be rescued, however, she lost her life.
The young woman was at university studying social communication and was a sports fan. The former Super Regions Challenge participant practiced basketball, track and field, soccer, swimming, crossfit and volleyball.
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