Peru obtained its second gold medal at the l Junior Pan American Games Cali-Valle 2021 thanks to the tennis players Daianne Hayashida and Lucciana Pérez, who beat Mexico at Club Campestre, a clay field. The Peruvians were forceful in the final points and were not intimidated despite the good level of the rival.
With partials of 7-6 and 7-5 They beat the binomial made up of the Mexicans Julia García and María Martínez, who were dominated in most of the match, but showed they were at the height of the tournament played in Colombia.
The Peruvian duo arrived at this instance after beat Brazilian representatives Ana Candiotto and Juliana Munhoz, candidates for gold in the competition, with partials of 6-0 and 7-6 (5). In the quarterfinals of the youth tournament, they left the Chilean duo Alessandra Cáceres and Paloma Goldsmith on the way, winning 2-1.
Remember that Peru sent 160 young athletes qualified to play the l Junior Pan American Games Cali-Valle 2021 and so far 20 medals have been achieved between gold, silver and bronze. The first gold medal for Peru was achieved by Sofía Mamani in athletics (10 thousand meters) with a time of 34 minutes, 43 seconds and 80 thousandths.
1. Sofía Mamani (Athletics, 10,000 meters)
2. Daianne Hayashida and Lucciana Pérez (women’s doubles tennis)
3. Ryan Cubas (Fight)
4. Edward Alarcón (Gymnastics, pommel horse)
5. Edward Alarcón (Gymnastics, rings)
6. Edward Gonzales (Gymnastics, jumping)
7. Yumiko Tanabe (Judo)
8. Kiara Arango (Judo)
9. Eliana Vásquez (Taekwondo)
10. Angelo Caro (Skateboarding)
11. Mary Luz Andía (20km women’s athletic walk)
12. Enrique Herrera (Wrestling -57kg)
13. Inés Castillo (Badminton)
14. Javier Saavedra (Judo)
15. Noemí Huayhuameza (Judo)
16. Arnold Prado (Judo)
17. Santiago Villegas (Weightlifting)
18. Frank de la Sotta (Bowling).
19. José Luis Chaupin (athletics, 5,000 meters)
20. Ángel Sosa and César Cipriani (Remo)
21. Gloria Asca (Fight)
SOFÍA MAMANI OBTAINED THE FIRST GOLD MEDAL IN PANAMERICANOS JUNIOR 2021
Sofia Mamani it has been consecrated in the 10,000 meters of the Athletics discipline. The 19-year-old athlete won the first gold medal for Peru in the 2021 Junior Pan American Games, which are being carried out in the city of Cali. Thus, he obtained his ticket to the Pan American Games Santiago 2023.
Our representative won the medal by totaling a time of 34: 43.80, thus surpassing the Mexican Maria de Jesus Ruiz and the brazilian Maria Da Silva. The Peruvian could not contain her tears and shortly after reaching the goal she broke down, thus leaving a postcard to remember.
🥇🇵🇪 Direct to the 2023 Pan American Games! Our athlete Sofía Mamani gets the first gold medal for Peru at the I Junior Pan American Games @CaliValle2021 and becomes the first classified to Santiago 2023. Let’s keep encouraging!
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— Ipdperu (@ipdperu) December 1, 2021
FIRST EDITION OF JUNIOR GAMES
These Junior Pan American Games are the first to take place in history, since previously they had only been played in the senior category. They have hosted a total of 3,500 athletes from 41 countries from all the countries of the American continent. The age range that the athletes were summoned is from 14 to 22 years old, while a total of 39 disciplines are carried out in various cities of Colombia: Barranquilla, Buga, Yumbo, Calima-Darien, Jamundí and Palmira .