Monday, April 5, 2010

2010 Pan American Championships - SUMMARY

Mexico took home the most medals from the the 23rd Pan American Championships in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, as all 6 of their team members medaled with an even split between gold, silver and bronze. Canada was second with 1 gold, 2 silvers and 1 bronze.

Bolivia, Columbia and the Dominican Republic all had 2 medals each, but one of Bolivia's was gold - earned by Ricardo Monroy in men's singles and the other bronze with both Columbian and Domincian medals being bronze. Claudine Garcia was involved in both Dominican medals, as she finished 3rd in both singles and doubles.

The XV World Championships are the next major international racquetball competition, and they will be held in August in Korea.

XXIII Pan American Racquetball Championship
San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Men's Singles

GOLD: Ricardo Monroy (Bolivia)
SILVER: Leopoldo Gutierrez (Mexico)
BRONZE: Gilberto De Los Rios (Mexico) & Kris Odegard (Canada)

Women's Singles

GOLD Paola Longoria (Mexico)
SILVER Jennifer Saunders (Canada)
BRONZE Nancy Enriquez (Mexico) & Claudine Garcia (Dom. Rep.)

Men's Doubles

GOLD Mike Green & Tim Landeryou (Canada)
SOLVER Ruben Estrada & Alejandro Landa (Mexico)
BRONZE Ricardo Monroy & Carlos Keller Vargas (Bolivia) and Andres Herrera & Francisco Gomez (Columbia)

Women's Doubles

GOLD Samantha Salas Solis & Susana Acosta-Mendoza (Mexico)
SILVER Frédérique Lambert & Geneviève Brodeur (Canada)
BRONZE Carolina Gomez & Cristina Amaya (Columbia) and Claudine Garcia & Yira Portes (Dom. Rep.)

Team Medals

Mexico - 6 Total = 2 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze
Canada - 4 Total = 1 G, 2 S, 1 B
Bolivia - 2 Total = 1 G, 0 S, 1 B
Dominican Republic - 2 Total = 0 G, 0 S, 2 B
Columbia - 2 Total = 0 G, 0 S, 2 B

Follow the bouncing ball....

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