Junior Badminton Pan American enters the quarter-finals this Wednesday

HOLY SUNDAY.- Canadian Víctor Lai has qualified for the next stage of the 30th Junior Pan American Badminton Championship, which takes place at the Parque del Este table tennis pavilion until July 22 under the auspices of the Ministries of Tourism and Sports, Dominican Olympic Committee and Metropolitan Office of Bus Services.

The tournament, which is played in the sub-13, sub-15, sub-17 and sub-19 categories, enters the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

The first seed in the under-19 category won in straight sets (21-6, 21-12) over Brazilian Erick Furuchi.

Lai will face Guatemalan Ramiro Alonso Espinoza in the search to settle in the semifinals.

In the women’s section, Canadian Jackie Dent She surprised favorite Vanessa García, the Mexican, after beating her in three sets (20-22, 21-19, 21-7) to reach the quarter-finals.

Under 17

American Emma Wei beat Jessica Muñiz (21-9, 21-12), while Kavya Krishna beat Peruvian Shary Andrade (21-13, 15-21, 21-5).

On the men’s side, Canadian Linden Wang beat Peruvian Gonzalo Castillo Salaza (21-15, 21-18), and American Jeffrey Chang beat Brazilian José Vitor Munhoz (21-4, 21-8).

under 15

U-15 seeded American Shriyans Ankith Bhagavatula (1) and Rylan Tan (2) emerged victorious from their respective matches to advance to the quarter-finals.

Ankith beat Dominican Adrián Capellan (21-10,) (21-6), while Tan beat Kevin Yang (21-19, 17-21, 21-16).

Over the past two weeks, more than 350 visiting athletes from some 17 countries have participated, staying in hotels in the Colonial Zone and enjoying a special program organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture in the historic center of the city. .

The contest also has the collaboration of OMSA, Claro, Gatorade and Bepensa with its brands Coca Cola and Agua Dasani.

The 30th Pan American Youth Badminton Championship is broadcast on the Olympic Channel Colimdo 88 TV and on the platforms www.colimdotv.com www.badmintonpanam.org Yes www.badmintondom.com/en

Alvin Nguyen

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