Lima 2019 Pan American Games (G-4) – Day 3: USA and Mexico reign with 4 titles
Acosta shines in W+67 to take the 4th gold for Mexico as Healy sets the standard in M+80 to win the 4th gold for USA. Brazil and Colombia grab the other 2 crowns.
Day 3 – Report
USA and Mexico added 1 more title to their collection at Lima 2019 Pan American Games to finish the event with 4 gold medals each, with the American team finishing in the first place of the medal count after winning 1 silver and 4 bronzes. Mexico collected 1 silver and 2 bronze medals, having to content with the second place.
The golden fighters for both teams on Monday were: Briseida Acosta, who proved to be the strongest competitor in the Women’s +67 kg after getting rid of Mosquera from Colombia by 10-5 in the final combat , and Jonathan Healy, who defeated no other than the M+87 reigning world champion Rafael Alba (Cuba) by 13-6 to taste glory.
The other two titles of the closing day of the Taekwondo competition were Milena Titoneli, who gave Brazil its second gold in the event after reigning in Women’s -67 kg; and Miguel Angel Trejo, who conquered the Men’s -80 kg throne.
Day 3 – Final Podiums
Female’s -67 Kg
1 – Milena Titoneli G. (BRA)
2 – Paige Mc Pherson (USA)
3 – Arlettys Acosta H. (CUB)
3 – Katherine Dumar P. (COL)
Male’s -80 Kg
1 – Miguel Angel Trejos S. (COL)
2 – Icaro M. Martins S. (BRA)
3 – José Á.L Cobas D. V. (CUB)
3 – Moises D. Hernandez E. (DOM)
Female’s +67 Kg
1 – Briseida Acosta B. (MEX)
2 – Gloria C. Mosquera R. (COL)
3 – Raiany Fidelis P. (BRA)
3 – Madelynn Gorman-S. (USA)
Male’s +80 Kg
1 – Jonathan Healy (USA)
2 – Rafael Y. Alba C. (CUB)
3 – Maicon De Andrade S. (BRA)
3 – Carlos A. Sansores A. (MEX)
Day 2 – Report
Mexico bagged its third gold medal and kept the lead on the medal count at Lima 2019 Pan American Games thanks to Ibañez and Juarez’s perfromance in Mixed Pairs Poomsae, with the Mexican team taking the title after achieving a 7,440 score.
USA won 2 more golds to rocket to 3 and tied on top of the standings with Mexico. The two American fighters to reach the top of the podium on Sunday were Anastasija Zolotic, who defeated the bronze medallist at Manchester 2019 World Championships Skylar Park (Canada) by 32-22 to taste glory; and the Mixed Freestyle Team, who proved to the best with a 7,240 score.
The other title of the day was taken by Bazil through Edival Ponte’s triumph in Men’s -68 kg, where the Brazilian star defeated Bernardo Pie from Dominican Republic in the big final by a close 17-14.
Day 2 – Final Podiums
Women’s -57 kg
1 – Anastasija Zolotic (USA)
2 – Skylar M.-Y. Park (CAN)
3 – Nishy Lee Lindo A. (CRC)
3 – Fernanda N. Aguirre R. (CHI)
Men’s -68 kg
1 – Edival Marques Q. P. (BRA)
2 – Bernardo Pie (DOM)
3 – Hervan-A. Nkogho M. (CAN)
3 – Ignacio A. Morales P. (CHI)
1 – Ana Z. Ibañez R. / Leonardo Juarez R. (MEX)
2 – Jinsu Ha / Michelle K. Lee (CAN)
3 – Ariana G. Vera D. G. / Renzo G. Saux C. (PER)
Freestyle Team Mixed
1 – Alex Lee / Karyn Real / Andrew Lee / Ethan Sun / Sae-Jin Yi (USA)
2 – Mark Bush / Abbas Jr Assadian / Jinsu Ha / Valerie E. Ho / Michelle K.
3 – Arelis J. Medina T. / Fabiola K. Ruiz R. / Bryan E. Ribera V. / Luis G.
Colon M. / Miguel A. Rivera S. (PUR)
Day 1 – Report
Mexico led the standings at Lima 2019 Pan American Games Taekwondo competition after finishing the first day of action with 2 gold medals, more than any other country. Argentina and USA were the other two nations to step on top of the podium on Saturday with 1 title each.
The two Mexican golds were taken by Daniela Souza, who reigned in Women’s -49 kg Kyorugi after getting rid of Jezierski from Brazil by 4-2 in the big final of the division; and Paula Fregoso, who proved to be the best in Women’s Individual Poomsae afer achieving a 7,660 score, commanding over Casillo (Peru – 7,530) and Real (USA – 7,510).
The other two titles of Saturday action were lifted by Lucas Guzman from Argrntina, bronze medallist at Manchester 2019 World Championships, who set the standard in Men’s -58 kg after edging Brandon Plaza from Mexico in the gold medal match by a close 19-17; and Alex Lee, who tasted glory in Men’s Individual Poomsae after completing a 7,660 score performance, with Del Castillo (PER – 7,490 and Arroyo (MEX – 7,480) having to cotent with the silver and the bronze medals.
Day 1 – Final Podiums
Men’s -58 kg
1 – GOLD GUZMAN Lucas L. ARG
2 – SILVER PLAZA H. Brandon MEX
3 – BRONZE SOUZA Paulo R. BRA
3 – BRONZE KIM David USA
Men’s -49 kg
1 – GOLD SOUZA N. Daniela P. MEX
2 – SILVER JEZIERSKI D. R. Talisca BRA
3 – BRONZE RAMIREZ V. Andrea COL
3 – BRONZE RODRIGUEZ Monique USA
Men’s Individual Poomsae
1 – GOLD LEE Alex USA
2 – SILVER DEL CASTILLO P. Hugo X. PER
3 – BRONZE ARROYO A. Marco H. MEX
3 – BRONZE ASSADIAN Abbas Jr CAN
Women’s Individual Poomsae
1 – GOLD FREGOSO A. Paula MEX
2 – SILVER CASTILLO T. Marcela PER
3 – BRONZE REAL Karyn USA
3 – BRONZE CARDENAS M. Claudia S. ECU