Judo gives three gold medals to Colombia in the Bolivarian Games

The good news from Valledupar, venue for this edition of the Bolivarian Games, does not stop for Colombia.

And it is that this Sunday was a day full of many medals for the country, which does not tire of winning medals in these sports events.

Judo did not want to be left behind in this harvest of medals for our athletes, who have our delegation at the top of the medal table.

The first gold in this discipline was achieved by Alexánder Martínez in the -81 kilogram category.

The Colombian defeated the Dominican Albis Castro in the grand final to get the gold. The bronze in this test went to the Chilean Jorge Pérez.

In the -73 kilogram test, the gold medal went to Colombian Arkangel Barboza, who beat Venezuelan Sergio Mattey in the final. Juan Vega, from Chile, completed the podium.

Women were not out of place in judo and also won medals for the country.

Cindy Paola Mera took the gold in the -63 kilogram competition. Dominican Creymarlin Valdez took the silver medal. The bronze went to Chilean-born Allyson Quevedo.

To close participation in this sport in style, Luisa Bonilla Leather won the bronze medal in the -70 kilogram test.

Venezuelan Elvismar Rodríguez won gold and Ecuadorian Celinda Corozo was silver.



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