The daughter of the wind. Sofía Mamani Arizapana is a natural athlete from Puno and the daughter of athletes Wilma Arizapana and Miguel Mamani. With all her love for our country, without fainting, she won the gold medal for Peru in the 10,000 meter dash at the I Junior Pan American Games Cali – Valle 2021.
Sofia with the first place and the gold medal has classified directly to the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games because this event classified the champions in the individual events. Our athlete for the first place and the gold medal made a time of 34 minutes 43 seconds and 80 hundredths.
The renewed Peruvian Olympic Committee led by Renzo Manyari Velazco, together with its board of directors, applauds the effort of the athlete who achieves the first gold medal in these Youth Games in the Americas.
The national triumph happened on the athletic track of the Pascual Guerrero Stadium in Cali. The second place and silver medal went to María de Jesús Ruíz Acuña from Mexico and the third place and bronze medal went to Maria Lucineida Da Silva Moreira from Brazil.
Our country has 14 medals in the general medal table:
1.- Sofía Mamani (Athletics, 10,000 meters)
2.- Edward Alarcón (Gymnastics, pommel horse)
3.- Edward Alarcón (Gymnastics, rings)
4.- Edward Gonzales (Gymnastics, jumping)
5.- Yumiko Tanabe (Judo)
6.- Kiara Arango (Judo)
7.- Eliana Vásquez (Taekwondo)
8.- Angelo Caro (Skateboarding)
9.- Inés Castillo (Badminton)
10.- Javier Saavedra (Judo)
11.- Noemí Huayhuameza (Judo)
12.- Arnold Prado (Judo)
13.- Santiago Villegas (Weightlifting)
14.- Frank de la Sotta (Bowling).