Miguel Portillo/CHANGE 22
CANCUN, Q.ROO, JUNE 19.-The Quintana Roo Judo delegation closed its participation in the CONADE 2022 National Games that took place at the Multiple Use Center (CUM) in Hermosillo, Sonora, achieving a total of 10 medals, among them three golds, one silver and six bronzes.
On the last day of competition, the Caribbean athletes left their mark in the U-21 category, as Iliana Naomi Pozo won the gold medal in the -63 kilogram division by beating Dana Lomelí from Jalisco in the grand final.
“I am very happy, it is the first time that I compete in 63 kilos, last year I also won first place but in 57, so I feel very happy, I feel happy to be able to raise the name of Quintana Roo.
In August there is a Junior World Cup and I hope to be summoned to participate”, commented Naomi Pozo.
In addition, in the final stretch of the competitions, Zaira Chávez, from Quintana Roo, secured the bronze in the +78 kilogram division.
“Well but not satisfied, we were working very hard, we did not achieve the result that was gold, however, this motivates us to continue working more, and to see the mistakes we made.
Thank you very much for all the support you gave us, it was a very complicated process, ups and downs, but in the end we are here and we made it”, declared the native of Tulum.
In this way the medals for the Quintana Roo team in Judo were distributed:
Ariadna Chavez Sub-15 in -58 kg
Máximo Vázquez Sub-15 in -64 kg
Iliana Naomi Pozo at 63 kg
Valeria Escalante Sub-18 in -40 kg.
Naomi Cardona U-15 in -44 kg
Sweet Ixchel Pech Sub-15 in-48 kg
Chrysalis Monserrat Sub-15 in -53 kg
Darinel Escamilla Sub-18 in -90 kg
Jade Segura Sub-18 in the -70 kg
Zaira Chávez Sub-21 in the +78 kg