Guatemala’s Marcelo del Cid Wins Silver at Pan American Archery Championship 2024

Guatemala’s Marcelo del Cid Wins Silver at Pan American Archery Championship 2024

Description of the photo for people with visual disabilities: In the image the Guatemalan shooter Marcelo del Cid in the Pan American archery competition. (Credit: WorldArcheryAmericas)

Marcelo del Cid and the national archery team won two silver medals at the Pan American Games in Medellín, Colombia.

Two medals for Guatemala! Shooter Marcelo del Cid won a silver medal and by compound bow equipment in it Pan American Archery Championships 2024 which was held in Medellín, Colombia.

In Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia, the best mainland shooters to participate in the Pan American Championship, which in turn also awarded plazas for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Below we will tell you how the national archers they got both prizes. What a chilero!

Pan American Archery Championship 2024: Marcelo del Cid won silver and team medals

He Guatemalan archery team integrated to Julio Barillas, Marcelo del Cid y Pedro Pablo Salazar They traveled to Medellín, Colombia with the coach Dario Noriegato compete with the best shooters in the area, as more than 450 arrived American shooters.

The Guatemalans appeared in the competition compound bowwhere they achieved two silver medals, which made them rise to the podium and enjoy this success, which they have demonstrated in the different competitions they have participated in.

Description of the photo for people with visual disabilities: In the image, the Guatemalan shooter Marcelo del Cid won a silver medal in the Pan American archery competition and is congratulated by his coach. (Credit: WorldArcheryAmericas)

Medals for Guatemala in the Pan American archery competition

The silver medal team came after Guatemala advanced directly to the quarter finals for the Accumulated points in the classification (he entered in fifth position). In that round they faced the United States, winning 234 by 232 points.

Already in the round semifinal was measured at equipment of El Salvador and everything was defined in the sudden death, since both teams finished with 232 points. The nationals achieved their pass to the final, where they faced Mexico. The gold medal was in the hands of the Mexicans having a score of 236 compared to the 231 of the chapines, and with this the national archers celebrated the silver medal. What a chilero!

Read also: Guatemala won a gold medal at the 2023 Archery World Cup

Marcelo del Cid’s silver

In the individual category It was Marcelo’s turn, who had direct series until he got to fight the gold medal. In quarter finals He faced the representative of El Salvador, Miguel Ángel Véliz, whom he defeated 148 to 147. The national team also participated in that round. Julio Barillasbut fell 146 to 149 against Douglas Nolasco, also from El Salvador.

Already in semi-finalsthe Guatemalan faced the Colombian Pablo Gómez by 148 to 145, to achieve his classification to the final round, where he faced the Mexican Sebastián García, finishing the round 146 to 147, thus remaining the silver medal. He bronze It was for the local Gómez.

Description of the photo for people with visual disabilities: In the image the Guatemalan archery team receives the silver medal on the podium, next to them, the Mexicans who won the gold medal. (Credit: WorldArcheryAmericas)

The Guatemalans shone in the Pan-American from Medellín, where they showed their talent and hierarchy in archery. Although they did not achieve first positionwithout a doubt they will continue to shine in the sport to continue putting the name of Guatemala aloft. They are a source of pride for shooting and national sports!

Read also: Archery academies in Guatemala: Where can I practice this sport

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2024-04-16 01:12:01
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