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Three gold! Yamilet, Morillo and Nova shine

The Dominicans now have a total of 16 medals, five of them gold, six silver and five bronze. They are in fifth place in the general medal table

Colombia.- The Dominican Republic a gold bath was given yesterday when three of its athletes managed to climb to the top of the podium on the fourth date of the XIX Bolivarian Games Valledupar 2022which are celebrated in this city.

the judokas Moira Morillo and Jose Nova, as well as the gymnast Yamilet Peña were responsible for sounding the anthem of the Dominican Republic in the event that brings together athletes from 11 countries. On the day, the Dominican Republic also added two bronze medals.

Karate closed its participation in the games with a bronze medal in the team modality and the fencing squad did the same in women’s saber.

great judo performance
Moira Morillo and José Nova placed at the top of their respective categories on the penultimate day of the judo tournament, which will end this Tuesday.

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With the two gold medals that Morillo and Nova won, judo won six medals in the multi-sport event, equaling the amount achieved in Santa Marta 2017.

Morillo reigned in the plus 78 kilos category by beating Brigitte Carabali, from Colombia. The bronze medals went to Yuliana Bolívar González, from Peru, and the Venezuelan Amarantha Urdaneta.

Moira, who trains at the High Performance Center in Valencia, Spain, left behind Urdaneta, as well as Yuliana Bolívar González, from Peru, and Catalina Ascencio Díaz, from Chile.

At over 100 kilos, Nova was superior by winning all three of his bouts. In the final, she defeated Ecuadorian Freddy Miguel Figueroa, who took silver, while the bronze went to William Meléndez Salas, from Colombia, and Luis Amézquita Urquiola, from Venezuela.

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Karate, closes with six medals

The karate team added a bronze medal in the women’s team competition and closed a successful performance in the Bolivarian Games.

Yamilet was dressed and showed off

Gold
The veteran Yamilet Peña once again won gold in the horse vault of the gymnastics tournament. With a score of 13.50, Peña returned to glory and retained the gold she won at the Bolivarian Games in Santa Marta in 2017, where she had her best performance with 13.73. She is very happy.

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