With 21 finals, the Junior Pan American Games Cali-Valle 2021 culminate today

Edited by Ed Newman
2021-12-05 14:22:49


Les jeunes champions de Cali 2021 auront une place aux Jeux Panaméricains de Santiago du Chili 2023.

Havana, December 5 (RHC)-- The First Junior Pan American Games Cali-Valle 2021 will end today with the discussion of 21 titles in seven disciplines and the almost undisputed leadership of Brazil in the overall medal table.

Rhythmic gymnastics and karate will be the two sports that will award more athletes on the farewell day (six each). Gymnasts will compete in hoop, ribbons, clubs and balls, as well as in five ribbons and five balls.

Meanwhile, in karate, the women's over 68, 50 and 55 kilograms and the men's over 84, 60 and 67 kilograms will be decided.

Fencing will crown its champions in individual saber for women and men; table tennis will reach the team definitions in both sexes, and modern pentathlon will also proclaim its monarch.

There will be a battle for the title in women's volleyball, between Brazil and Peru, and in 3×3 basketball, where medals will also be shared in triples (shoot out).

A few hours before the end of this first edition of the Junior Pan American Games, Brazil leads the general medal table with 53 gold, 43 silver and 54 bronze medals, for a grand total of 150 metals in their coffers.

The second to fifth places in the ranking are occupied by Colombia (47-33-60), Mexico (42-72-44), Mexico (44-72-44), the United States (43-28-34) and Cuba (29-12-21), in the same order.

This first continental youth event gathered in Cali and six other localities of Valle del Cauca and Barranquilla, since last November 25, more than 3,500 athletes representing the 41 countries affiliated to Panam Sports.



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