The Pan American Archery Championship witnessed a shower of gold medals for the Mexican delegation that, in both branches, was bathed in glory.
The Mexican archers, true to their style, climbed to the top of the podium in the Pan American Archery Championship held for the first time in Santiago, Chile, the Aztecs had an outstanding participation, Ana Paula Vázquez, Ale Valencia, Mariana Bernal and Matías Grande were awarded two gold medals, respectively.
Oro | Female recurve bow by teams
Ale Valencia, Aida Roman, Ana Paula Vázquez hung the gold medal in the women’s recurve bow team by defeating the United States.
Gold | Mixed recurve bow
Once again, the Aztec archers took gold from the US representatives, this time, in the mixed recurve bow category with Matías Grande and Valencia, Olympic medalist in Tokyo 2020, added his second gold metal in Santiago de Chile.
Oro | Individual female recurve bow
The second gold, for Vázquez, came in individual recurve archery, after defeating the representative of Brazil, Ane Dos Santos, this becomes the most important result of the native of Coahuila alone.
“I had some problems shooting alone, I felt overloaded with energy, adrenaline and I didn’t know how to control it. After the first two sets, I remembered certain things that because of the adrenaline or the emotion I had not contemplated and I began to do them ”
Vázquez after winning the gold medal
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Gold | Manly recurve bow by equipment
The triplet formed by Ángel Alvarado, Emilio Treviño and Matías Grande increased the harvest in the gold medals with the victory against the Colombians in the men’s recurve bow
Gold | women’s team compound bow
The Aztecs Mariana Bernal, Andrea Becerra and Dafne Quintero shot the gold arrow in the women’s compound bow, again, against Colombia, the duel was very close and was decided in the tiebreaker in favor of Mexico.
Gold | mixed compound bow
The last medal in the Pan American Championship, came to the hands of Mariana Bernal, second in her personal account and Miguel Becerra in the mixed compound bow, this duo prevailed over Colombia to add the sixth gold for Mexico.
Matías Grande added a bronze in the individual recurve final, while Miguel Becerra reached silver in the compound individual.