Canada led the medal table in the recently completed XXIV Pan American Badminton Championship, which was hosted by Guatemala, according to Prensa Latina.
The Canadians dominated the table with three titles, three silvers and two bronzes, followed by the United States (2-1-1) and the host country (0-1-5).
Brian Yang achieved a victory in the men’s singles against his compatriot Jason Anthony Ho-Shue; meanwhile, in the women’s double Rachel Honderich and Kristen Tsai beat Americans Francesca Corbett and Allinson Lee to take first place.
The third gold corresponded to the mixed double with Joshua Hurlburt-Yu and Josephine Wu. For her part, Rachel Chan was left in silver when she lost to the American Beiwen Zhang (female individual). Ho-Shue, along with Nyl Yakura, obtained silver in the men’s double. Talía Ng and BR Sankeerth, were bronzes, in single female and male.
For their part, the United States got the golds through Ryan and Phillip Chen in men’s doubles and Zhang in single feminine. Guatemala won silver through Christopher Martínez and Mariana Paiz. Mexico managed to enter medals with two bronzes for the men’s double and the mixed one.
The contest had the participation of more than one hundred athletes from Mexico, Guyana, Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, the Dominican Republic, Canada, the United States and the host country, and had an additional incentive of 5,500 points to qualify for Tokyo.