Friday, 14 Jun 2024

Badminton Pan America: Making History in Para Badminton

Athletes from Brazil, Canada, Guatemala, and Peru made history at Lima 2019 by winning the first-ever Para badminton gold medals in Parapan Am Games. Cuba, United States, and Venezuela also had Para badminton players who won medals at Parapan Am Games 2019.

Unveiling the Champions

The highlight of the event was Mikaela Almeida from Brazil, who secured the first Para badminton gold medal in the Women’s Singles SU5 category. Olivia Meier from Canada and Laura Lanes from Cuba claimed the silver and bronze medals, respectively.

Raul Anguiano from Guatemala emerged as the star with another Pan Am crown, defeating Rogerio De Oliveira from Brazil in an intense final match. Pascal Lapointe from Canada completed the podium by clinching the bronze medal in the SL4 category.

Brazil’s Marcelo Alves and Julio Cesar Godoy took home the gold medal in the Men’s Doubles WH1 – WH2 category after defeating their compatriots Romulo Soares and Rodolfo Cano. Richard Peter and Bernard Lapointe secured the third position.

Remarkable Performances

Eduardo Oliveira showcased his skills by winning a gold medal for Brazil in a thrilling 3-game match against Ricardo Cavalli, also from Brazil. Kleiber Mijares from Venezuela claimed the bronze medal in the Men’s Singles SU5 category after defeating Jean Paul Ortiz from Colombia.

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Peru celebrated its first gold medal in Para badminton as Pedro Pablo De Vinatea emerged victorious in the Men’s Singles SL3 category. He defeated Leonardo Zuffo 21-11 and 21-3, securing the Parapan Am Games crown. Rolando Bello from Cuba secured the third place by defeating William Roussy from Canada.

In the Mixed Doubles SL3-SU5 category, Canadian pair Pascal Lapointe and Olivia Meier claimed the gold medal with unbeatable performances. Cuba’s Rolando Bello and Laura Lanes settled for silver, while Ricardo Cavalli and Abinaecia Da Silva from Brazil secured the bronze.

The SS6 final saw an intense battle between Vitor Tavares from Brazil and Miles Krajewski from the USA. Tavares emerged victorious, adding another gold medal to Brazil’s tally. Jesus Salva from Peru claimed the third position.

Pilar Jauregui, the Pan Am Para badminton champion, won the gold in the WH2 category by defeating Yuka Chokyu from Canada, giving the host nation its second gold. Daniele Souza also secured a medal by winning the third place match against Maydelin Soriano from Cuba.

Celebrating Para Badminton Debut

The Para badminton debut at Parapan Am Games saw our athletes delivering thrilling matches. Let’s remember their names, as they have etched themselves in history as the very first Para badminton medalists at Parapan Am Games.

Q: Which countries won the first Para badminton gold medals at Parapan Am Games?

  • Brazil, Canada, Guatemala, and Peru were the countries that claimed the first-ever Para badminton gold medals at Parapan Am Games.
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Q: Who were the standout performers at Lima 2019 in Para badminton?

  • Mikaela Almeida from Brazil, Raul Anguiano from Guatemala, and Pedro Pablo De Vinatea from Peru were some of the standout performers at Lima 2019 in Para badminton.

Q: Which category saw intense finals at Parapan Am Games?

  • The Men’s Singles SL3 category and the Men’s Doubles WH1 – WH2 category witnessed intense finals, with Peru and Brazil emerging victorious, respectively.

In the history-making debut of Para badminton at Parapan Am Games, athletes from Brazil, Canada, Guatemala, and Peru secured the first-ever gold medals. Cuba, the United States, and Venezuela also had players who won medals in the tournament. The performances were filled with excitement and determination, with Mikaela Almeida, Raul Anguiano, and Pedro Pablo De Vinatea emerging as standout performers. The success of these athletes marks a significant milestone in the world of Para badminton. Let’s support and celebrate their achievements as they continue to make history in the sport.

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