Peru has won nine medals, so far, in the 2019 Pan American Games: four gold, two silver and three bronze. Today Peruvian athletes continue to test themselves against other countries in the region.
According to El Comercio, Peru is going through a great moment in the Lima Games and the people couldn’t be more proud. The two gold medals achieved so far correspond to the male and female marathon won by Gladys Tejeda and Christian Pacheco.
Also, in taekwondo, Hugo del Castillo and Marcela Castillo achieved silver medals in their corresponding categories.
“Diego Elías beat Miguel Rodríguez in the final in four sets (11-6, 7-11, 12-10 and 11-8) in 65 minutes of play to make those present at the squash stadium of the Videna, in the Peruvian capital”, El Comercio informed.
That same day, Luis David Bardalez in weightlifting (Male 67 kg) was left with the bronze medal for the Peruvian delegation. The gold medal went to the Mexican Jonathan Muñoz and the silver one went to the Guatemalan Edgar Pineda.
Another bronze medal went to Diego Elías and Alonso Escudero in the squash doubles category.
“On Sunday, July 28, Ariana Vera and Renzo Saux managed to keep the bronze medal in taekwondo poomsae, in the mixed pairs modality (...) On Monday, July 29, Peru won its fourth gold medal in Lima 2019, thanks to Natalia Cuglievan, who was proclaimed two-time Pan American champion by making 9,910 points in the water skiing figures”, the aforementioned newspaper said.
However, it is the United States the country with the most medals at this point with a total of 45: 18 gold, 17 silver and 10 bronze.