Dominicans in the Olympics
The Dominican sports delegation to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics includes 29 athletes competing in 11 sports. The Dominican athletes are competing in: archery, athletics, boxing, cycling road, equestrian, judo, shooting, swimming, taekwondo, tennis and weightlifting.
Luguelin Santos, winner of the silver medal in the 400m dash in the London 2012 Olympics, is the flag-bearer in the opening ceremony on 5 August 2016.
Mark these dates to follow the Dominican athletes. Diario Libre shares a summary of when Dominicans will be competing in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics:
5 August 2016:
Archery. Yessica Camilo. Women’s individual ranking round.
Cycling. Diego Milan. Cycling Road
Tennis. Victor Estrella. Men’s singles.
Judo. Wander Mateo (66kg)
Weight lifting. Luis Garcia.
Weightlifting. Beatriz Piron (48kg)
Weightlifting. Yuderqui Contreras (48kg)
Johnny Perez (100 freestyle swimming)
Yvonne Losos, equestrian
Athletics. Luguelin Santos (400 meters)
Swimming Dorian McMenemy (50 m freestyle)
Athletics. Yancarlos Martinez
Boxing. Leonel de los Santos (52kg)
Boxing. Hector Luis Garcia (56 kg)
Athletics. Ana Tima (triple jump)
Athletics. Mariely Sanchez (200 meters)
Athletics. Jaunder Santos (400 meters hurdles)
Athletics. Stanly del Carmen (200 meters)
Athletics. Yancarlos Martinez.
Taekwondo. Luisito Pie (58 kg)
Track and field. 4 x 100.
Katherine Rodriguez (67kg)
Judo: Moises Hernandez (80 kg)
Track and field 4 x 400.
Athletics. Mayobanex D’Oleo (Men’s 4 x 100 relay)
Shooting: Eduardo Jose Lorenzo (Shooting Trap Men)
Athletics: Luis Enrique Charles (Men’s 4 x 400 relay)
Source: Dr1, Rio2016
Aug 5, 2016
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