Jacobo Fernández wins gold in doubles at the Ibero-American

Jacobo Fernández from Vigo made history once again by proclaiming himself champion of the First Ibero-American Badminton, in the Men’s Doubles modality, teaming up with Rubén García from Granada, defeating the Peruvians José Guevara and Diego Mini, World Top 100, in a disputed final. in two sleeves by 21-18/21-15.

But also, the Badminton Cíes flyer completed his successful participation in this first Cto. Ibero-American, hanging the Silver medal in the Mixed Doubles event, teaming up with Paula López from Madrid. This time, in the final, in a match of maximum tension and equality, they were defeated by the Mexicans Armando Montoya and Miriam Rodríguez by 21-17/17-21/18-21.

The competition, organized by the recently created Ibero-American Badminton Federation, took place from Saturday the 26th until the Spanish early morning of Tuesday the 29th in the Mexican town of Guadalajara, with the participation of more than 100 athletes representing 10 countries. The man from Vigo has once again confirmed himself as one of the great references of sport from Vigo despite his youth.



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