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April 04, 2019
Palacios selected as March Athlete of the Month
, 53, of Bloomington, has been named the USATF Indiana Athlete of the Month for March 2019.
On March 24 Palacios won the men's 50-54long triple jump at the World Masters Indoor Championships in Torun, Poland. Palacios took the lead in round 2 with a leap of 6.23m (20-5¼) and was never challenged. Alberto Tifi of Italy finished second with a best mark of 6.19m (20-3¾).
Two days later he finished second in the triple jump with a mark of 13.18m (43-3). The event was won by Jose Escalera of Puerto Rico with mark of 13.30m (43-7¾).