SANTO DOMINGO.- The athletes diego garcia y Ernesto Bournigal they won the gold and bronze medals, respectively, at the Pan American U-13 and U-15 Judo Championships held in Panama City.
García He obtained the golden metal by defeating the Brazilian Gustavo Alves in the final minus 44 kilos in male sub-15. The bronze of the specialty was shared Higen Castillofrom the United States, and Eliot Pullaguaryfrom Ecuador.
In the first fight, García surpassed Angel Llanesfrom Mexico, while in the semifinal he dispatched the Ecuadorian Pullaguary.
BournigalInstead, he won bronze by beating in the repechage match against Joshua Murillofrom Ecuador, in the men’s minus 42 kilos test of the U-13 category.
The gold of the specialty fell on Isaac Cruzfrom Brazil, who defeated in the final Gabriel Laxamana, from the United States. The other bronze went to Daniel Limafrom the United States.
In addition to García y Bournigalthe children’s team was made up of ezekiel perezin the 34 kilos; Karla Tolentinoin the 44 kilograms, and Carlos perezin more than 64 kilos for men, as well as the coach Victor Jacinto.
Dominican referees also took part in the contest Mindry Marte y Ramon Santiago.
As part of the competition program, the top national judo teams also take part in the Central American and Caribbean Cup, qualifying for the multi-sport event that will take place next year in El Salvador.