Judo selection from Tamaulipas stand out in Pan-American

Tamaulipecos judokas stand out in the Pan American and Caribbean Open in the Dominican Republic.

Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas- The Tamaulipas Judo Team that participated in the Pan American Championship and International Open that took place in the Dominican Republic, had a brilliant performance with a total of seven medals.

Frida Maya from Tampico was confirmed as the absolute champion of the Pan American Championship and the Open after obtaining a gold medal in each of the competitions in the U-15 category in the -53 kilograms division.


From Ciudad Victoria, Sebastián Pérez (U-15) managed to hang the bronze and silver medals at the Pan American and Caribbean Open, respectively. While from the southern zone, from Tampico, Alberto Zamora (U-13) was able to win a bronze medal in both competitions.

With regard to other judocas like Víctor Calzada and Kevin Lara, they were among the first five places of more than 15 competitors; Rafael García also achieved a good performance although he did not reach a medal.


All these athletes were accompanied by the coach and President of the Tamaulipas Judo Association, Cecilia Martínez, who as usual was on the lookout for all the athletes.

With this, the judo discipline confirms the great talent that exists within Tamaulipas in the new generations of judocas that in the future may be different Olympic processes.



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