Brazil remains the absolute leader in the medal table for the 2023 Parapan American Games, now with 33 golds, 21 silvers and 22 bronzes. This Sunday, on the second day of competitions in Santiago, the country reached the podium 30 times. The highlight was swimming, which won eight golds, among them that of Gabriel Bandeirawho was champion in the two races he did in the Chilean capital. Brazil also won medals in sports such as judo, cycling and weightlifting. Check out the summary of the day:
After winning a gold medal in the 100m backstroke at Parapan, Gabriel Bandeira says: “I was left wanting more”
Swimming remains the main focus
The Brazilian swimming team had another day of many medals in Santiago. There were seven gold medals in individual events and one in teams. In addition to Gabriel Bandeirawho won the 100m backstroke S14 final, climbed to the highest place on the podium: Wendell Berlamino in the 100m butterfly S11; Douglas Matera in the 100m butterfly S12; Ana Karolina Soares in the women’s 100m backstroke S14; Samuel de Oliveira in the 50m backstroke S5; Lucas Mozela nos 200m medley SM9; Talisson Glock nos 100m livre S6.
“Being an athlete is not easy and this medal is proof of the effort of the entire team”, says Ana Soares after winning the gold medal at the Parapan Swimming Games
Samuel da Silva and Thiago de Oliveira celebrate medals at Parapan Swimming: “Let’s do a little dance on the podium”
At the end of the day, the Brazilian team also won gold in the 4 x 50m freestyle relay, 20 points. The country was represented by Patrícia Pereira, Samuel de Oliveira, Tiago de Oliveira e There Suzigan.
Judo wins six medals
Brazilian judo wasn’t far behind either, winning six medals this Sunday. There were four golds, one silver and one bronze, with emphasis on the men’s under 60kg decision, class J1/J2, with a green-yellow final between Thiego Marques e Elielton Lira. Another gold was obtained by Lucia Silva in the category up to 57kg for women. In the decision, the Brazilian beat the American Maria Mutia.
One hit! Lucia da Silva wins second championship in Parapan Women’s Judo
In the men’s up to 73kg category, Harley Pereira competed for gold with Argentine Eduardo Gauto. With a beautiful ippon, the Brazilian closed the day with the sixth Brazilian medal in judo, the fourth golden medal of the day. This is because, in the morning, Brazil was champion of the women’s 48kg J1/J2 class with Rosicleide Silvawho won gold over Argentina’s Rocio Ledesma.
Bruno Carra weightlifting champion
Another relevant sport this Sunday was weightlifting, in which Brazil won one gold, two silvers and two bronzes. The person who took the highest place on the podium was Bruno Carra, champion of the men’s up to 54kg category. Bruno made a mark of 161kg in the final. In the same event, João Maria Júnior weighed 160kg, taking bronze.
The other medalists of the day were: Jose Arimateia Silvasilver in the men’s up to 97kg category; Matthew of Assisi, silver in the men’s up to 107kg category; It is Maria de Fátima Costabronze in the women’s up to 67kg category.
In cycling, Brazil won three medals this Sunday. There were one gold and two silver. In the women’s individual time trial B, Bianca Canovas was champion with a time of 33min14s22. In the men’s individual time trial C1-5, the experienced Lauro Chaman took silver with 27min06s06. Finally, Jady Martins Malavazzi took silver in the women’s individual time trial H1-5 with a time of 17min44s59.
Just like on Saturday, Brazil won its clashes in both types of football. In 5-a-side football, for blind athletes, the Brazilian team beat Mexico 2-0, with goals from Ricardinho and Nonato. In 7-a-side football, played by players with cerebral palsy, the victim was Canada, defeated by Brazil 11-1.
Another! Brazil extends lead and scores the second goal against Chile at Parapan de Futebol
Goalball, basketball, rugby…
In goalball, Brazil beat Mexico 12-2 in the men’s tournament. In wheelchair basketball, victory over Colombia (72 to 20) in the women’s and defeat to the United States (82 to 42) in the men’s. In wheelchair rugby, Brazil played two matches this Sunday. Earlier, the team lost to Canada 62-41. In the evening, the team recovered with a 58-37 victory over Argentina.
In table tennis, Brazil played a total of 24 games this Sunday in the different classes and genres of the sport. The highlight was the victory of Joyce de Oliveira e Fábio Souza in mixed doubles class XD10. The Brazilians defeated Argentines Gabriel Copola and Nayla Kuell 3-0, advancing to the final.
In wheelchair tennis, two Brazilian pairs were eliminated in the round of 16 this Sunday. In the women’s singles tournament, Meirycoll Duval fell to American Dana Mathewson by 2 sets to 0 (6/2 and 6/1). Still in the women’s individual competition, Maria Fernanda Alves lost to fellow American Maylee Phelps by 2 sets to 0 (6/4 and 6/3).
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