Thursday, 13 Jun 2024

Badminton Pan America

Outstanding Para-Badminton players from the Pan American region showcased their skills and talent at the Brazil Para-Badminton International 2018. This prestigious event took place at the Brazilian Paralympic Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and saw the participation of over 130 athletes from various countries including Canada, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Scotland, Spain, USA, Venezuela, and the host country, Brazil.

It was an impressive display of athleticism and determination as the Pan American athletes secured a total of 33 medals, despite fierce competition from strong contenders such as Japan. Local athletes took the lead, clinching the most medals with a total of 15. Among the notable winners was Vitor Gonçalves Tavares from Brazil, who secured three gold medals. Tavares emerged victorious in the Singles SS6 category, defeating Yohei Hatakeyama of Japan with a score of 21-9 and 21-13. He also claimed gold in Doubles, partnering with Miles Krajewski from the USA, and Mixed Doubles, with Rubi Fernandez from Peru.

Abinaecia Da Silva also showcased her skills and brought home a gold medal for Brazil in the WD SL3-SU5 category, alongside her partner Mamiko Toyoda from Japan. Marcelo Alves added to Brazil’s success by winning a bronze medal in the MS WH1 category and a silver medal in the MD WH1-WH2 category.

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The Peruvian team also put up a strong performance, earning a total of 10 medals. Giuliana Poveda claimed a gold medal in the Singles SS6 category and a silver medal in Mixed Doubles alongside Jesus Salva. Pilar Jauregui secured the silver medal in the WS WH2 category, while also winning bronze in the XD WH1-WH2 category alongside Rodolfo Cano from Brazil. Pedro Pablo de Vinatea contributed two bronze medals, one in the MS SL3 category and the other in the MD SL3-SL4 category with Pascal Lapointe from Canada. Jenny Ventoncilla excelled in the WS SL4 category, taking home the gold, while also winning a bronze medal in the Doubles category.

Chilean athletes also made their mark by securing five bronze medals. Jaime Aranguiz won bronze in the MS WH2 category, Fabiola Prado claimed bronze in the WS category, and Pablo Coloma and Araceli Pizarro won bronze in the XD SS6 and WS SL3 categories respectively. Araceli Pizarro also partnered with Jessica Dos Santos Vieira from Brazil to secure bronze in the WD SL3-SU5 category.

Athletes from the United States, Canada, and Colombia also made significant contributions to their respective countries’ medal tally.

These exceptional performances indicate the dedication and commitment of the Para-Badminton players from the Pan Am region. As they continue to train and prepare for the debut of Para-Badminton at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, they will compete in the Pan Am Para-Badminton Championships 2018, which will be held in Lima, Peru, in November.

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A pre-tournament athletes’ camp was organized by the Brazil Badminton Federation in collaboration with the Spanish Federation, providing a valuable opportunity for athletes to share experiences and enhance their skills in the sport.

Congratulations to all the participants for their remarkable achievements at the Brazil Para-Badminton International 2018. The success of these athletes serves as an inspiration for aspiring Para-Badminton players and highlights the immense talent within the Pan American region.

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FAQs

Q: Which countries participated in the Brazil Para-Badminton International 2018?

A: The Brazil Para-Badminton International 2018 saw the participation of athletes from Canada, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Scotland, Spain, the USA, Venezuela, and the host country Brazil.

Q: Who were the standout performers at the Brazil Para-Badminton International 2018?

A: Vitor Gonçalves Tavares from Brazil stood out with an impressive performance, winning three gold medals in the Singles SS6 category, Doubles category (with Miles Krajewski from the USA), and Mixed Doubles category (with Rubi Fernandez from Peru). Abinaecia Da Silva also performed exceptionally well, securing a gold medal in the WD SL3-SU5 category (with Mamiko Toyoda from Japan).

Summary

In the Brazil Para-Badminton International 2018, Para-Badminton players from the Pan American region showcased their skills and determination, earning a total of 33 medals. Local athletes from Brazil dominated the competition, with Vitor Gonçalves Tavares leading the pack with three gold medals. The event was a testament to the talent and dedication of Para-Badminton players from the Pan Am region, who are now setting their sights on the Pan Am Para-Badminton Championships 2018 in Lima, Peru, and the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. For more information, visit Carnegiecentre.com.

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