Latin America and Spain have many top tier athletes this year at the 2020 Olympics. Talented men and women from the Caribbean and South America are proudly bringing home medals.
Gold! Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela broke the world record for the triple jump, 15.67 meters = 51 feet!
|Argentina||Rugby against GB! bronze|
|Brazil||Daniel Cargnin Bronze Judo|
Fernando Schaeffer Bronze 200M Freestyle Swimming;
Laura Pigossi and Luisa Stefani bronze Women’s Tennis Doubles;
Bruno Fratus bronze Men’s 50 Meters Swimming
|-Rebeca Andrade Silver All Around Gymnastics|
-Kelvin Hofler Silver Street Skateboarding
-Rayesa Leal Silver Women’s Skateboarding
|*Rebeca Andrade Gold Women’s Vault|
*Italo Ferreira Gold Surfing
|Colombia||Carlos Ramirez Bronze BMX||-Mariana Pajón BMX Silver |
-Luis Javier Mosquera Lozano Silver Weightlifting 67kg
|Cuba||Rafael Yunier Alba Castillo Tae Kwon Do Bronze |
PELETEIRO Ana ATH bronze Women’s Triple Jump 3
VALERO SERRANO David MTB bronze Men’s Cross-country 3
CARRENO BUSTA Pablo TEN bronze Men’s Singles
|*Mijaín López Nuñez gold (his 4th!) Men’s Greco-Roman 130kg|
*CSP Gold Men’s Canoe Double 1000m
*Luis Alberto ORTA SANCHEZ Gold
Men’s Greco-Roman 60kg
|Dominican Republic||-Marileidy Paulino, Lidio Andrés Feliz, Anabel Medina Ventura and Alexander Ogando silver mixed 4×400 track relay|
-Zacarias Bonnat Michel silver 81 kg weightlifting
|Ecuador||*Richard Carapaz Gold Road Race Cycling, |
*Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera Gold Women’s Weightlifting 76kg
|Mexico||Alejandra Orozco and Gabriela Agundez Bronze Synchronized Diving; Alejandra Valencia & Luis Alvarez mixed archery bronze, Aremi Fuentes Zavala bronze women’s weightlifting 76kg|
|Puerto Rico||*Jasmine Camacho-Quinn 100m hurdles gold|
|Venezuela||-Julio Ruben Mayora Silver 73 kg Weightlifting, -Keydomar Giovanni Vallenilla Sánchez silver medal 96kg weightlifting, –Daniel Dhers silver Men’s BMX Freesyle||*Yulimar Rojas gold Triple Jump,|
These are the medals up until 2 August. There will be more!
Which is your favorite olympic sport? –Rebecca
I think my new favorite is women’s kayaking. Spain won a silver.
Cuba’s Mijaín López Nuñez won his fourth consecutive gold medal for wrestling! ¡Olé!