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Mexico Open 2019 (G-1) – Day 2: Local fighters set the standard with 8 Senior golds

Mexico Open 2019 (G-1) – Day 2: Local fighters set the standard with 8 Senior golds

USA took 3 titles to finish in second place, while Cuba also performed at a high level after clinching 2 golds

Mexico International Taekwondo Open 2019
G-1 category event
Mexico City, Mexico
11-14 April 2019

Complete Results: Seniors / Para-Taekwondo / Poomsae 1 / Poomsae 2

Day 2 – Seniors – Report

Mexican fighters set the standard on the second day of competiton at Mexico Open 2019 after bagging no less than 8 out of the 16 Senior titles awarded on Saturday.

USA clinched 3 titles and finished in second place of the overall standings, while Cuba was the other nation to step on top of the podium in more than one occasion with 2 golds. Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Guatemala did also taste glory in Mexico City after winning 1 title each.

The local heroes of the day were: Bryan Salazar, who proved to be the best competitor in Men’s -87 kg after getting rid of his compatriot Cantu by 5-0 in the final match of the draw; Rene Lizarraga, who tasted gold in Men’s -74 kg after beating his compatriot Espinosa by a clear 16-1; Ruben Nava, who dominated the Men’s -68 kg division after defeating Casas from his same country by 25-12; Brandon Plaza, who edged another Mexican representative, Lugo, by 21-7 to clinch the Men’s -58 kg title; and Jorge Hernandez, who outscored his teammate Contreras by 9-6 to grab the Men’s -54 kg gold.

In Women’s, the winners were Paulina Armenia, who stepped on top of the Women’s -57 kg podium after getting rid of Andujar from Dominican Republic by 21-12; Brenda Costa, who had to edge her compatriot Rubi Nava by a close 8-7 to bag the Women’s -46 kg gold medal; and Ashley Arana, who became the Women’s +73 kg champion after defeating Rodriguez from Dominican Republic by 4-2 in the crucial fight of the draw.

Men’s -87 kg

1 – Bryan Salazar (MEX)
2 – Isaac Cantu (MEX)
3 – Fernando Salvador Corral (MEX)
3 – Leo Ruano (ESA)

Men’s -80 kg

1 – José Cobas (CUB)
2 – Uriel Adriano (MEX)
3 – Elvis Barbosa (PUR)
3 – Moisés Hernández (DOM)

Men’s -74 kg

1 – René Lizarraga (MEX)
2 – Joaquín Eugenio Espinosa (MEX)
3 – Osvaldo Rodríguez (CHI)
3 – Alejandro González (PUR)

Men’s -68 kg

1 – Rubén Nava (MEX)
2 – Iker Casas (MEX)
3 – Juan José Soto (CRC)
3 – Charles Buset (USA)

Men’s -63 kg

1 – Luisito Pie (DOM)
2 – Joao Victor Souza (BRA)
3 – Alejandro Guizar (MEX)
3 – Daniel Alejandro Avila (MEX)

Men’s -58 kg

1Brandon Plaza (MEX)
2 – Antonio Lugo (MEX)
3 – James How (USA)
3 – Rafael González (GUA)

Men’s -54 kg

1 – Jorge Hernández (MEX)
2 – José Contreras (MEX)
3 – José Barahona (ESA)
3 – Heiner Oviedo (CRC)

Men’s +87 kg

1 – Rafael Alba (CUB)
2 – Carlos Sansores (MEX)
3 – Walter Saldarriaga (COL)
3 – Robson Hnerique Do (BRA)

Women’s -73 kg

1 – Crystal Weekes (PUR)
2 – Glenhis hernández (CUB)
3 – Frida Patricia Monreal (MEX)
3 – Mitzy Toledo (MEX)

Women’s -67 kg

1 – Paige McPherson (USA)
2 – Victoria Támez (MEX)
3 – Katherine Alvarado (CRC)
3 – Leslie Soltero (MEX)

Women’s -62 kg

1 – Amanda Bluford (USA)
2 – Melissa Oviedo (MEX)
3 – Anel Felix (MEX)
3 – Cassandre Nicole Tubbs (CAM)

Women’s -57 kg

1 – Paulina Armeria (MEX)
2 – Genesis Andujar (DOM)
3 – Neshi Lee Lindo (CRC)
3 – Devon Lewis (USA)

Women’s -53 kg

1 – Yuliena Pedroza (GUA)
2 – Viviane Tranquille (CAN)
3 – Renata Garcia (MEX)
3 – Samantha Leong (USA)

Women’s -49 kg

1 – Kiana Chai (USA)
2 – Daniela Paola Souza (MEX)
3 – Victoria Stambaugh (PUR)
3 – Maria Calderon (CRC)

Women’s -46 kg

1 – Brenda Costa (MEX)
2 – Rubi Nava (MEX)
3 – Samantha Rico (MEX)
3 – Claudia Nohemi De (MEX)

Women’s +73 kg

1 – Ashley Arana (MEX)
2 – Katherine Rodriguez (DOM)

Day 1 – Report

Mexican and Russian fighters stood out during the first day of action of the 2019 Mexico International Taekwondo Open after collecting 3 titles each in the Para-Taekwondo competition. France and Brazil were the other two nations to taste gold in Mexico City yesterday after reaching the top of the podium once.

In Poomsae, Mexico was the clear dominator of the modality all Friday long, with the complete results of the event being available above this report.

Kyorugi competition results will be published at WTM be published as soon as they happen. Cadets, Juniors and Senior fighters will be in action in the capital of Mexico during the weekend. Stay tunned!

Day 1 – Para-Taekwondo – Final Podiums

K42 Male -61

1. Alejandro Diaz Mex-133013 Mexico National Team
2. Luis Enrique Campos Mex-132626 Mexico National Team

K43 Male -61

1. Bopha Kong Fra-1579 French National Team
2. Asaf Yasur Isr-2057 Israel National Team
3. Anthony Cappello Can-8464 Raymond Mourad Taekwondo Academy

K44 Male -75

1. Juan Diego Garcia Mex-132627 Mexico National Team
2. Gabriel Amado Esp-1609 Spain National Team
3. Andres Molina Crc-1718 Costa Rica National Team
3. Felix Sabates Usa-5488 United States National Team

K44 Male -61

1. Askhat Akmatov Rus-3167 Novosibirsk Team
2. Antonino Bossolo Ita-2108 Italy National Team
3. Aythami Santana Esp-1957 Spain National Team
3. Ivan Torres Mex-80011 Mexico National Team

K44 Male 75

1. Zainutdin Ataev Rus-1598 Dagestan
2. Aliskhab Ramazanov Rus-3220 Dagestan
3. Edgar Jesus Torres Mex-132963 Mexico National Team
3. Francisco Pedroza Mex-7333 Mexico National Team

K44 Female -58

1. Ayshat Ramazanova Rus-1604 Ugra
2. Cristhiane Nascimento Bra-112 Brazil National Team
3. Brianna Salinaro Usa-6580 United States National Team
3. Shauna-kay Hines Jam-1612 Jamaica National Team

K44 Female -49

1. Claudia Romero Mex-132530 Mexico National Team
2. Sophie Gimeno Usa-10142 United States National Team
3. Anna Poddubskaia Rus-5227 Krasnodar Regional Team
3. Lilisbet Rodriguez Cub-1577 Cuba National Team

K44 Female 58

1. Debora Menezes Bra-111 Brazil National Team
2. Laura Schiel Fra-2084 French National Team
3. Daniela Andrea Martinez Mex-132962 Mexico National Team
3. Angelica Ramirez Mex-132441 Mexico National Team

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