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the dominican Edward Lawrence won, this Wednesday, the gold medal in the individual competition of tiro at the plate, Olympic pit modality, in these XIX Bolivarian Sports Games of Valledupar 2022.
The test was held in the municipality of Nilo, department of Cundinamarca, Colombia.
RD remains in fifth place in these Games. Lorenzo widely dominated the qualifying phase scheduled for 125 shots, managing to hit 118 targets, reported the president of the Dominican Federation of Tiro with Arco, José Mera.
He was followed by Esteban Caro from Colombia with 115 and Jean Brol, from Guatemala with 114.
In the semifinal phase, he directly eliminated Jean Brol and Leonel Martínez from Guatemala and Venezuela, respectively.
In the finals he defeated Danilo Caro (Colombia), De Souza (Peru) and Herbert Brol (Guatemala).
Lorenzo is a shooter with extensive experience and participated in the 2016 Rio Olympics. “The competition was of the highest level with the presence of athletes with experience and Olympic and world medals,” said Mera.
Peruvian Francisco Boza won silver at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and gold at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. Brol was in Rio 2016.
softball with bronze
Dominican Republic women’s softball gave the surprise by beating Venezuela 7 runs to 0 and secured the bronze medal at the XIX Bolivarian Sports Games of Valledupar 2022.
A work of seven zeros by the left-handed pitcher Cauris Rincón put the Dominican Republic waiting for the loser of the match that Peru and Colombia played later this Wednesday. Venezuela was eliminated.
The women’s team came from three straight defeats against Peru, Colombia and Venezuela itself.
The winner between the Dominican Republic and the loser of Peru (undefeated 6-0) and Colombia (2nd with 5-1), will face the winner for the gold medal this Thursday at 7:00 Santo Domingo time. Instead, the loser gets the bronze.
The clash between the Dominican and the aforementioned loser will be at 4:00 pm, Dominican time, this Thursday.
Rincón retired the opposition to which he allowed only two hits, one one to the box, hit one and transferred another, with a strikeout, reports the press of the Dominican Olympic Committee accredited in the Games.
Geraldine Félix led the offense with a single and solo home run in the third, two runs scored; Anabel Ulloa two singles, two runs scored; Eduarda Rocha and Jennifer Rivera a double.
Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. Colombia 44 31 23 98
2. Venezuela 18 16 28 62
3. Peru 15 15 27 57
4. Chile 13 11 28 52
5. Dominican Republic 6 6 9 21
6. Ecuador 5 12 14 31
7. Guatemala 5 10 11 26
8. Paraguay 5 7 7 19
9. El Salvador 3 2 4 9
10. Panama 0 4 10 14
11. Bolivia 0 0 1 1
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