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First gold Medal for Cuban delegation in Lima

Lima, July 29 (RHC) - Laina Perez gave the Cuban delegation its first gold medal this Saturday in the Lima 2019 Pan-American Games, after shattering the Pan-American record in the 10 meters air pistol competition and assured a place in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. On the same day and modality, 24-year old Sheyla Gonzalez won a bronze medal, in her first regional competition.

Although she did not shine in the qualifying round, advancing 7th with 561 points, Perez dominated the in the Finals and with 237.1 points beat Ecuadorian Andrea Perez and her teammate Sheyla Gonzalez.

 

Edited by Ed Newman
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