Pan Am Games Lima 2019: Canada gets to second spot in medals tally

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Published on : August 7, 2019 6:16

Canada gets to second spot in medals tally
Canada gets to second spot in medals tally

Canada has finally managed to get past both Brazil and Mexico in medals tally to get placed behind USA in Pan Am Games Lima 2019 on Tuesday.

With 24 gold medals and a total of 92 medals, Canada is heading for the trip[le figure to become second nation after the US to win 100 or more medals.
While USA remains untouchable at number one position with 146 medals, including 53 gold, its tally may swell rapidly in coming days with athletic and swimming events getting underway.
Brazil which was at number two position till yesterday  got to number three slot with 23 gold in an overall tally of 78 while Mexico with 21 gold has a total of  77 medals.
Meanwhile, the most awarded athlete to participate in Lima 2019 is now in Peru. With his five Olympic gold medals, the American Nathan Adrian, is the top athlete of his delegation to compete in the Pan American Games. Starting today, the world swimming star is ready to compete in the most expected aquatic sport competition.The swimming competitions started Tuesday in the new and modern Aquatic Center, which has been cataloged by athletes as one of the best in the world. Nathan Adrian is staying in the Pan American Village, waiting actively to participate on seven events, where he will try to win more medals and increase his great sporting record.

Nathan Adrian won gold medals in the Beijing  2008 Olympic Games in 4x100m freestyle, and in London 2012 in the 100m freestyle and the 4x100m medley relay events. He also won two gold medals in Rio 2016 in 4x100m freestyle and 4x100m medley relay. He also got a silver medal in London 2012 in 4x100m freestyle, as well as two bronze medals in Rio 2016 in the 50m freestyle and the 100m freestyle events.

Along with him, Lima 2019 will welcome outstanding American swimmers, such as: Gunnar Bentz (gold medal in 4x200m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games), Lia Neal (silver medal in 4x100m at Rio 2016), among other athletes that we will have the privilege to watch. The swimming competition will be a qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, assuring the participation of the best athletes of our continent.

Nathan Adrian will compete in the 50m freestyle, the 100m freestyle, and the 4x100m freestyle relay events along with Michael Chadwick, Grant House and Drew Kibler.

He will also participate in the 4x200m freestyle relay event with Michael Chadwick, Grant House and Drew Kibler, as well as in the 4x100m mixed freestyle relay event along with Michael Chadwick, Anne Lazor and Kendyl Stewart. In addition, he will compete in the 4x100m medley relay event with Daniel Carr, Matthew Josa and Cody Miller, as well as in the 4x100m mixed medley relay event.

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