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DR finishes 7th in Bolivarian Games

The Dominican Republic finished in 7th place in the Bolivarian Games that closed in Santa Marta, Colombia on Saturday, 25 November 2017. The 181-athlete strong Dominican delegation came home with 68 medals, including 18 gold, 16 silver and 34 bronze.

The Dominican Republic won gold in Track & Field (Luguelin Santos and Ana Lucia Jose), Bowling (Fidel Osiris Marchena), Boxing (Alexy Miguel de la Cruz, Leonel de los Santos, Rohan Polanco), rowing (Ariel Jimenez, water skiing (Robert Pigozzi), artistic gymnastics (Yamilet Peña), judo (Luis Gabriel Castro), Karate Do (Maria Valerieva Dimitrova), Wrestling (Jose Antonio Arias, Juan Ramirez, Yessica Oviodo), Taewondo (Madelyn Rodriguez), in addition to team wins in bowling, rowing and volleyball.

Towards the end of the games, the DR won the silver medal in basketball, losing in the finals to Colombia. Rowing continue to do well, bringing home a bronze in the 500 men’s K4 Kayak, in Bahia de Taganga, with Juan Alberto Plasencia, Rafael Enrique Feliz Abreu, Alexander Concepción Disla y Cristian Guerrero. Rowing added two gold, a silver and a bronze to their medal collection.

Source: DR1, Metrord

Nov 28, 2017

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