Rosario 2022 South American Youth Games: Wednesday’s Argentine medals

Judo and karate gave another two medals to the Argentine delegation. I followed the national athletes during their competitions, with the detail of the medals obtained.

Last Thursday the Rosario 2022 South American Youth Games began, which will take place until Sunday, May 8 and has the participation of 259 Argentine athletes. Here, all the Argentine medals won this Wednesday.

Francisco González, bronze medal in judo

One of the two Argentine medals on Wednesday at the Rosario 2022 South American Youth Games was achieved Francisco Gonzalez in judoin the category up to 100 kilos.

In pavilion B of La Rural, González, who lost in his debut in the quarterfinals against the Brazilian Jesse Goncalves (winner of the gold medal) by ippon, but later in the playoffs, he first advanced due to injury and won the bronze medal. by ippon to Paraguayan Edgar Benitez.

Francisco Gonzalez (Judo)

Juan Ignacio Gallardo, the other Argentine medal in Rosario 2022

Karate was the other sport that gave Argentina a medal this Wednesday and it was also bronze, which it got John Ignatius Gallardo in the category of less than 61 kilos masculine.

Gallardo won all his fights in the group: 7-2 over the Venezuelan Nelson Meneses, 1-0 to Paraguayan Dieter Rinck3-0 to the Chilean Martin Gonzalez and 1-0 to the Uruguayan Bruno Ayphassorho. In the semifinals, the Argentine fell to the Brazilian Juan Pablo De Castro 3-1 and thus won the bronze medal.

In this way, karate ended Rosario 2022 with a gold, two silver and one bronze medal, which left it in second place in the medal table below Venezuela.

Photos: COA Press

Juan Ignacio Gallardo (karate)

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