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Tamara Reichelt and Matías Franchini are a Married team and the Official Winners of The Amazing Race en Discovery Channel 1.

One of the strongest teams of their season they seemed powerful never getting out of the podium in every leg, with every time they won getting more and even more cockier, with Tamara insulting almost every team they passed. All their ego and pride they had, crashed down in the 9th leg where Tamara decided to switch detours and getting a bad taxi making Matías angry at her to the point of throwing their backpacks in frustration in public areas. However they were spared that leg after Anna & Rodrigo got U-Turned with Tamara telling them "You deserved it" while leaving the detour area. These fights continued throughout the next leg with Matías raging at Tamara for consonantly not listening to him. Despite all of this they reached the final leg where they decided to not fight and cooperate with each other giving them the ultimate win.


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Tamara

Age: 29
Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Matías

Age: 35
Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Amazing Race en Discovery Channel 1

Race History

Tamara & Matías's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
(underlined)
Roadblock
Performer
Placement Notes
1 1 Brazil Flores / Árbol No Roadblock 1 of 11
2 2 Brazil → Argentina Caballos / Caballerizas Matías 1 of 11
3 3 Argentina Used Fast Forward 2 of 10
4 4 Argentina → Chile Mariscos / Carnada Matías 2 of 9
5 5 Chile → Peru Dulce / Salado Tamara 2 of 8
6 6 Peru Hojas / Granos Matías 3 of 7
7 7 Peru → Colombia Visual / Táctil Tamara 1 of 7
8 8 Colombia Hacia Adelante / Hacia Arriba Matías 2 of 6
9 9 Colombia → Panama Pasacables / Timonel Tamara 4 of 5
10 10 Panama → Dominican Republic Ofrenda / Astucia Tamara 4 of 4
11 11 Dominican Republic → Costa Rica Palas / Remos Matías 3 of 4
12 12 Costa Rica → Mexico Altura / Profundidad Matías 3 of 3 [1]
13 Mariachis / Trajineras Tamara 1 of 3
Average 2.17
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
The team used the Fast Forward pass
> The team used the Yield
< Recipient of the Yield
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn

Notes:
1: Leg 12 was double-length, with two Detours and two Roadblocks, shown over two episodes. The placements listed in the first column reflect the order teams arrived at the leg's halfway point.

Post-Race

  • Tamara & Matías are now divorced.

Trivia

Franchise Records

  • First team to finish last in the first half of a superleg and go on to win the race.

Latin America Records

  • Tamara & Matías are the first team to win a leg.
    • First team to win multiple legs and the first team to win consecutive legs.
  • First Co-ed team to finish last on a Non-Elimination Leg.
  • First team to cross the Finish Line first and win the race.
  • Tamara is the only woman to win the race.
  • Highest racing average of a team of racers from Argentina, at 2.17.
  • Tied with Toño & Lili for the most legs won by a Co-ed team, with 4 legs each.

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