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Astrid Elena Velásquez Aristizabal and Alejandra "Aleja" Velásquez Aristizabal are a team of Sisters on The Amazing Race 5 (Latin America).

Profile[]

Astrid[]

  • Age: 34
  • Hometown: Medellín, Colombia
  • Occupation: Studied Chemical Engineering, Technology in Marketing and Business Administration

Aleja[]

  • Age: 28
  • Hometown: Medellín, Colombia
  • Occupation: Staff coordinator; Studied English and Metalworking

The Amazing Race 5 (Latin America)[]

Race History[]

Astrid & Aleja's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 Colombia No Detour Aleja 10 of 11
2 2 Colombia No Detour Aleja 5 of 10 [1]
Astrid
3 3 Colombia No Detour Astrid 6 of 9 [2]
Aleja
4 4 Colombia → Peru Entregar / Observar Astrid 7 of 9 [3]
5 5 Peru Fuerzas Especiales / Paracaidistas Aleja 7 of 9ϵ [4][5]
6 6 Peru → Curaçao No Detour Aleja 7 of 7 [6]
Astrid
Average 7.00
Legend:
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
ϵ The team used the Express Pass somewhere during the leg
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn
The team that used the second slot of the "Double U-Turn"
Recipient of a second U-Turn due to the "Double U-Turn" twist

Notes:
1: Leg 2 had two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out of the first Roadblock would have to perform the second.
2: Leg 3 also had two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out of the first Roadblock would have to perform the second.
3: Astrid & Aleja initially arrived 6th, however they received a 15-minute penalty for traveling by mototaxi instead of by taxi to the Club Deportivo Caza y Pesca as instructed on the clue. This dropped them to 7th.
4: Astrid & Aleja used their Express Pass given to them by Evelyn & Jorge to bypass an additional task in the Club Universitario de Regatas during Leg 5.
5: Astrid & Aleja originally arrived in 7th, however they received a 1-hour penalty for failing to complete the Roadblock. Since other teams also received penalties, their placement remained unchanged.
6: Leg 6 also had two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out of the first Roadblock would have to perform the second.

Post-Race[]

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The Amazing Race 5 (Latin America) Teams
 Ari & Ra
Siblings
LAS5 AriRa
 Astrid & Aleja
Sisters
LAS5 AstridAleja
LAS5 DaríoEsther
LAS5 DéboraRenata
LAS5 EvelynJorge
 Filippo & Eddy
Brothers-in-Law
LAS5 FilippoEddy
 Juanjo & Beto
Married
LAS5 JunajoBeto
LAS5 KarinaBraian
LAS5 ManfredPierre
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