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DR wins silver in fencing at Pan Am Games

Competing in fencing in the Toronto Pan Am Games, Violeta Ramirez Peguero won the silver medal in the Individual Epee event of the Pan Am Games on Tuesday, 21 July 2015. Ramirez Peguero lost the gold to Katharine Holmes of the United States 15-14. The Dominican Olympic Committee reported this is the first medal the Dominican Republic has won in fencing in the Pan Am Games.

In the previous matches, Ramirez defeated Yepes Molina of Costa Rica 15-12 and Cuban Yamirka Rodriguez 15-10.

The Dominican Republic is now in 13th place in the medals count with 13 medals, including 7 bronze, 5 silver and one gold in weightlifting.

Source: DR1, Elcaribe

July 22, 2015

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