The Mexican delegation widely dominated the Central American and Caribbean Games in San Salvador 2023, finishing high in comparison to Colombia and Cuba in the medal table and much of the success was due to the great contribution made by the women by winning almost 60 percent of the gold medals, which are the ones that determine the top of the medal table.
Of the 145 first-place metals that the country won, the female sex contributed 71 gold medals, compared to 58 for men, which means 13 more podiums, almost 60% of those metals.
The silver medals that are also very important in the count, the ladies were also much higher than the men, because they generated 60 medals for 43 of them and only in the bronze metals, the Mexican athletes had a better “harvest” with 51 by 44.
In total, in the regional fair in El Salvador, Mexico added 353 medals and of these, over 50 percent were given by women with 175 compared to 152 by men, that is, 23 more metals.
The Aztec delegation added 16 yellow metals in sports with mixed events, which they contributed for both genders.
This was the distribution of the medals of Mexico in both women and men at the San Salvador 2023 Games
MADALLAS WON BY MEXICO IN THE JCAC OF SAN SALVADOR
MEDALS GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL
WOMEN 71 60 44 175
MEN 58 43 51 152
For a long time, ladies have been the genre that contributes the most medals to Mexican delegations in high-performance international events, and it was demonstrated on Salvadoran stages.
In the 2023 San Salvador Games, there were male athletes who stood out for Mexico, such as the swimmer Miguel de Lara who won 4 gold medals, or Isaac Núñez in artistic gymnastics and Edson Ramírez in sports shooting who were also multi-medal gold medalists, but so that the Aztec delegation won the regional competition, the women were decisive with a great “harvest” of first places and there were several athletes who were gold multi-medalists.
LADIES GOLD MEDALIST MULTIMEDALISTS
The great figure not only of Mexico, but of the Central Americans and the Caribbean was Marina Malpica who took a gold bath with 8 medals in rhythmic gymnastics, the maximum number of the event.
Nuria Diosdado, 32 years old and competing since she was 15, said goodbye to the Central American and Caribbean Games with 3 gold medals, standing out in the solo and duet events for an impressive total of 18 throughout her career in the regional fair. .
In archery, Alejandra Valencia arrived as one of the most outstanding athletes and as an Olympic medalist in Tokyo 2020 and she was not out of place, because she won the three events in which she participated: individual recurve bow, women’s team and mixed.
The gymnast Alexa Moreno arrived in Salvadoran lands as fourth place in Tokyo 2020, a world medalist, in addition to being the flag bearer of the delegation and her contribution was more than positive with 5 medals, three gold, one silver and one bronze. The little athlete won the team gold, in addition to winning the floor test and her specialty, the horse vault.
Like Aje Valencia in archery, Paola Longoria, the best racquetball player in Mexico in history, asserted her status as a great favorite and won the three events in which she competed: individual, mixed and team.
In sports shooting, Andrea Ibarra gave the delegation 4 gold medals, in the 10-meter air pistol, individual and team events, and the 25-meter pistol. By teams and air pistol 10 mts. Mixed.
WATER SPORTS HIGHLIGHTED
Four swimmers contributed almost two dozen metals, most of them gold, so that Mexico finished as Central American swimming champion with 17 titles.
María Mata was the great figure with 6 medals, four of them gold, standing out above all in the butterfly event and in the relay.
Taydé Sansores contributed three gold medals and his namesake, Taydé Revilak, won two gold and two silver.
Athenea Meneses, added 4 silver medals to her personal account, but was crowned in the 4 x 200 freestyle relay.
WOMEN GOLD MEDALISTS FOR MEXICO IN JCAC
SAN SALVADOR 2023
GOLD DISCIPLINE ATHLETE
MARINA MALPICA GYMNASTICS RIT. 8
ANDREA IBARRA SHOOTING SPORTS 4
MARTA MATA SWIMMING 4
ALEJANDRA VALENCIA SHOOTING WITH ARCH 3
TAYDÉ SANSORES SWIMMING 3
ALEXA MORENO GYMNASTICS ARTIST. 3
MAITÉ ROLLING ROW
NURIA DIOSDADO SWIMMING ARTIST. 3
PAOLA LONGORIA RAQUETBÓL 3
TAYDÉ SANSORES SWIMMING 3
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In sport, as in many areas of life, it has become more than clear that the presence of women is a success factor. 👱♀️
We make a special acknowledgment to the women who attended @SSalvador2023 for his great contribution to raising the name of Mexico. pic.twitter.com/yl5f78IxmN
— Mexican Olympic Committee (@COM_Mexico) July 11, 2023
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