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II Open de Las Americas 2015 (G-1) – Day 2: Colombia wins 5 more golds to finish on top with 8

II Open de Las Americas 2015 (G-1) – Day 2: Colombia wins 5 more golds to finish on top with 8

II Open de Las Americas
Cali, Colombia
31 Jul – 2 Aug 2015
G-1 category event
Colombia won 5 more golds on the second day of action at Open de Las Americas 2015 to finish on top of the medal count with 8 titles. Brazil managed to clinch 3 gold medals on Saturday to finish second, while USA reached another title to make a total of 2 and finish third in the final standings.
The local heros of the day were Avella, winner of the Men’s -54 kg, Gomez, champion of the Men’s -63 kg division in fron of his fellow compatriot Aguilar, Trejos, who beat Brazilian Maigli to clinch the Men’s 68 kg gold, Rodriguez, who proved to be the strongest in the Women’s -49 kg category after defeating Yong from Canada in the final, and Garcia, who had to face her compatriot Pedrozo to taste glory in Women’s -53 kg.
The bronze medalists of the day can be found on the information below.
Day 2 – Final Podiums
Male’s -54 kg
1 – DUVAN AVELLA (COL)
Male’s -63 kg
1 – ALVARO GOMEZ (COL)
2 – EDWIN AGUILAR (COL)
Male’s -68 kg
1 – MIGUEL TREJOS (COL)
2 – CHARLES MAIGLI (BRA)
3 – GABRIEL DA SILVA (BRA)
3 – JUNIO SOUSA (BRA)
Male’s -80 kg
1 – JOAO CHAVEZ (BRA)
2 – MAURICIO NEWMAN (USA)
3 – DEVIS ESCORCIA (COL)
Male’s -87 kg
1 – MAICON ANDRADE (BRA)
2 – YORMAN MONTALVO (COL)
Female’s -49 kg
1 – CAMILA RODRIGUEZ (COL)
2 – IVETTE YONG (CAN)
3- .KELSEY JUNIOUS (USA)
3 – LETICIA OLIVEIRA (BRA)
Female’s -53 kg
1 – LAURA GARCIA (COL)
2 – ERIKA PEDROZO (COL)
Female’s -57 kg
1 -RAFAELA ARAUJO (BRA)
2 – DORIS PATIÑO (COL)
3 – MIRIAM GALEKI (USA)
3 – LUISA BANKS (BRA)
Female’s +73 kg
1 – LAUREN HAMON (USA)
2 – SANDRA VANEGAS (COL)
3 – KAREN ORTIZ (COL)
3 – LINDA LAURIN (USA)
Report
Colmbia clinched 3 gold medals to dominate the first day of action at 2015 Open de Las Americas, which si being held since yesterday and until tomorrow Sunday in the Colombian city of Cali.
The local athletes who tasted gold on Friday were Laura Garcia, who became the new Female’s -53 kg champion after defeating her compatriot Pedrozo in the final, Oscar Muñoz, who beat Da Silva from Brazil to climb to the top of the Men’s -58 kg division, and Katherine Dumar, who got rid of Titonei from Brazil to reach the Women’s -67 kg title.
The other two golds of the day were taken by Maxime Potvin from Canada (M-74), who edged local hope Lozano in the crucial fight, and Hansel Llanos from USA (M-87), who proved to be stronger than Amery from Brazil in the gold medal match.
You can find the bronze medalists of the day on the information below.
Day 1 – Final Podiums
Female’s -53 kg
1 – LAURA GARCIA (COL)
2 – ERIKA PEDROZO (COL)
3 – LUISA RUIZ (COL)
3 – JIMENA ARMAS (COL)
Male’s -58 kg
1 – OSCAR MUÑOZ (COL)
2 – WILLIAN DA SILVA (BRA)
3 – DIEGO LORRAVAGUIO (MEX)
3 – FELIPE LOZANO (ECU)
Male’s -74 kg
1 – MAXIME POTVIN (CAN)
2 – NEIDER LOZANO (COL)
3 – HILL CORY (USA)
3 – JOSE LOPEZ (COL)
Male’s -87 kg
1 – HANSEL LLANOS (USA)
2 – JOEL AMERY (BRA)
3 – OSCAR HORTUA (COL)
3 – LUIS MONTENEGRO (COL)
Female’s -67 kg
1 – KATHERINE DUMAR (COL)
2 -MILENA TITONEI (BRA)
3 – FERNANDA SOUZA (BRA)
3 – LOUSSANT ANIYA (HAITI)
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