Wednesday, 22 May 2024

Badminton Pan America

Exciting matches were played on the last day of the V Pan Am Para-Badminton Championships 2018, held in Lima, Peru, with the participation of outstanding Para-Badminton Athletes from various countries. More than a hundred Pan Am players showcased their skills and determination in search of the best results and to score points for qualification in the upcoming Para-Pan American Games 2019.

Outstanding Performances

Vitor Tavarez (BRA) and Pilar Jauregui (PER) were the standout athletes, both securing three gold medals each in their respective events. Other notable winners include Marcelo Alves (BRA), Giuliana Poveda (PER), Eduardo Oliveira (BRA), Cintya Oliveira (BRA), and Julio Godoy (BRA), who all achieved multiple gold medals in the tournament.

Impressive Achievements

In the SS6 category, Brazil’s Vitor Tavares displayed exceptional skill and determination by winning all three events in his first pan am championships. Pilar Jauregui (PER) reaffirmed her status as the Pan-American WH2 champion, defending her title and winning gold in the Singles event.

Rising Stars

Peru’s young star, Giuliana Poveda, who currently holds the top ranking in BWF Para-Badminton Ranking SS6, showcased her talent by securing gold in Singles and Doubles events, as well as a silver in Mixed Doubles.

The King Raul

Raul Anguiano from Guatemala demonstrated his dominance in the SL4 category by winning his fifth Pan-American Championship title. Raul’s achievements extend beyond the court, as he actively contributes to the growth of Para-Badminton as the Deputy Chair of the BWF Para-Badminton Athletes Commission.

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A Celebration of Talent

During the Award Ceremony, Pan Am Para-Badminton Athletes showcased their artistic talents. Rosa Velasquez, a young athlete from Peru, impressed the audience with a traditional dance called ‘Marinera’. Additionally, opera singer Martin Casillas captivated the crowd with his rendition of the Peruvian anthem.

The Pan Am Badminton President, Mr. Vishu Tolan, along with other esteemed guests, led the Award Ceremony and expressed gratitude towards the Technical Officials who contributed to the success of the event.

Our Pan Am Para-Badminton Athletes will continue their journey to qualify for Lima 2019 and aim for the Para-Badminton Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020.

FAQs

Q: Which countries participated in the V Pan Am Para-Badminton Championships 2018?

A: The championships featured Para-Badminton Athletes from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, United States, Venezuela, and host Peru.

Q: Who were the standout athletes in the tournament?

A: Vitor Tavarez (BRA) and Pilar Jauregui (PER) achieved remarkable performances, each winning three gold medals in their respective events.

Q: What category did Vitor Tavarez compete in, and what were his achievements?

A: Vitor Tavarez competed in the SS6 category and won all three events, showcasing his exceptional talent and determination.

Q: Who defended their title as the Pan-American WH2 champion?

A: Pilar Jauregui (PER) successfully defended her title as the Pan-American WH2 champion, winning gold in the Singles event.

Q: Who are the rising stars in Para-Badminton?

A: Giuliana Poveda (PER), currently the top-ranked player in BWF Para-Badminton Ranking SS6, demonstrated her talent by achieving gold in Singles and Doubles events, along with a silver in Mixed Doubles.

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Summary

The V Pan Am Para-Badminton Championships 2018 held in Lima, Peru, showcased the exceptional skills and determination of Para-Badminton Athletes from various countries. Standout performances by athletes such as Vitor Tavarez (BRA) and Pilar Jauregui (PER) captivated the audience, with both securing three gold medals each. Rising star Giuliana Poveda (PER) impressed with her victory in multiple events. Raul Anguiano from Guatemala displayed his dominance in the SL4 category, winning his fifth Pan-American Championship. The event also celebrated the artistic talents of the athletes, making it a memorable occasion. The athletes continue their quest for qualification in upcoming competitions and for the Para-Badminton Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020.