Golf – Celia Barquin: European Champion Murdered

Celia Barquin

A homeless man has been accused with the murder of the Spanish golfer, Celia Barquin Arozamena, who was discovered dead on an Iowa golf course.

Celia Barquín had accomplished the European Ladies’ Amateur title in July and was a top-notch competitor at Iowa State University.

According to police, she was found on Monday at the Coldwater Golf Links in the city of Ames, with a few cut injuries to her head, neck and abdominal area.

In the recent months, Celia Barquín is the 2nd female student in Iowa to be killed.

Police in the Iowa city said they had discovered that Ms Barquín passed on following an attack.

Collin Daniel Richards, has been accused of first-degree murder. He was requested to be imprisoned on Tuesday.

Who was Celia Barquin?

Barquin was born in Puente San Miguel in Spain, and was all set to complete her degree in civil engineering this semester.

Amid her opportunity in the US, she rose to noticeable quality as a youthful golfer and was named Iowa State Female Athlete of the Year. She had additionally missed the initial couple of long stretches of college life in Iowa, while taking an interest in the Youth Olympic Games in China.

Her fruitful amataer vocation achieved its most elevated moment, when she won the European Ladies Amateur Championship less than 2 months before her demise.

Barquín shot a course-record 63 at Slovakia’s Penati Golf Resort, in the 3rd round on her way to a one-shot triumph.

That came soon after her win at the Big 12 Championship, a noteworthy American university golf occasion.

Her European win had anchored her a solicitation to the professional Women’s British Open one year from now at Woburn, and she likewise also qualified for the professional 2018 US Women’s Open.

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