The action of the Puerto Rico delegation in the I Pan American Youth Games Cali 2021 kicks off this Friday with the participation of multiple athletes in 12 sports.
After the boating debut this Thursday and the raising of the flag at the Cali headquarters, multiple Puerto Rican athletes begin to participate in boxing, judo, skateboarding, trio, archery, rifle shooting, taekwondo, swimming, weightlifting and volleyball.
Puerto Rico is present in Cali 2021 with 158 athletes in 17 sports under the supervision of the Puerto Rico Olympic Committee
Vianez Morales Collazo and River Batán Matienzo Ares They start the action on the skateboard, Street mode. Both athletes participated in the qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The men’s court volleyball is thrown into the room to face Argentina. The selection is led by Pedro Molina, player of the national squad and the Cafeteros de Yauco in Superior Volleyball.
The fighters Williams Columbus (57 kilograms), Angel Llanos (68 kilograms) and Grace Marie Quiles (51 kilograms) go up to the ring this Friday by the Puerto Rico boxing delegation made up of two other athletes, informed the head of coaches and national coach, Carlos ‘Cholo’ Espada, who explained that, regardless of the division, the boxers have to win at least two matches to secure a medal.
Puerto Rican swimming will be very active this Friday with the participation in seven tests, including relays.
Izangely Ruiz, Ivana Left, Ryan Tirado and Victor Rosado They are the swimmers who will go out to compete in individual events such as 100 meters breaststroke and 400 meters freestyle.
One of the main medal options, the archer Adrian Muñoz, compete with the mixed team of the recurve weapon.
Issis Agrait He will also come into action in weightlifting at 55 kilograms.