Pan-People in Argentina appeal to 14 world medallists – Worldwide Weightlifting Federation

Athletes from 22 nations are prepared to participate within the 2023 version of the Pan-American Weightlifting Championships, happening from March 25-April 2 in Bariloche, Argentina. This occasion assumes a particular significance this yr, as it’s a part of the listing of qualifying competitions for the 2024 Olympic Video games in Paris (FRA).

Among the many delegations with the utmost doable of 20 athletes (10 males, 10 girls), the host nation Argentina is accompanied by Colombia and United States. Mexico (19 rivals) Canada (18), Ecuador (16) and Venezuela (14) are different nations with sturdy groups in Bariloche.

By way of particular person personalities (round 210 athletes will compete in Argentina), a minimum of 14 medallists from the 2022 IWF World Championships (held in Bogota, final December) seem on the ultimate entry listing for these Pan-People. The host nation of that IWF showcase is exactly the strongest nation on paper: with a minimum of eight world medallists, Colombia’s girls delegation consists of Rosalba Morales del Aguila (silver within the 55kg class), Yenny Alvarez Caicedo (59kg 2022 world champion), Nathalia Llamosa Mosquera (third within the 64kg) and Manuela Berrio Zuluaga (bronze within the 45kg in Bogota, however now entered within the 49kg class). Among the many Colombian males’s crew, we are able to discover Francisco Mosquera (67kg world champion), Brayan Santiago Rodallegas (second, 89kg), Jhor Esneyder Moreno Torres (third, 96kg), and Rafael de Jesus Cerro (world bronze medallist, 109kg).

Canada will carry its feminine star Maude Charron (third in Bogota, 59kg), Ecuador will rely on Angie Paola Palacios Dajomes (bronze, 71kg) and Tamara Salazar Arce (additionally bronze in Colombia, 81kg class), america will carry Martha Rogers (world silver in 76kg), Mexico has entered Ana Gabriela Lopez Ferrer (third, 55kg), and Venezuela is in Bariloche with its male champion Keydomar Vallenilla Sanchez (2022 gold within the 89kg class).

The listing of taking part international locations consists of: Argentina, Aruba, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.

As with the Pan-American Weightlifting Championships, the remaining 4 continental showcases in 2023 shall be qualifying occasions for subsequent yr’s Video games within the French capital. After Bariloche, the European Championships shall be held from April 15-23 in Yerevan (ARM), the Asian rendezvous shall be staged from Might 3-13 in Jinju (KOR), the African occasion is scheduled from Might 11-20 in Tunis (TUN), and the Oceania showcase shall be organised in Honiara (SOL), from November 20-24.

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