Cienaguero Arnovis Dalmero Secures Gold for Colombia in Men’s Long Jump at Pan American Games
In a remarkable feat, Cienaguero Arnovis Dalmero clinched the fifteenth gold medal for Colombia at the XIX Pan American Games of Santiago 2023. With an impressive jump of 8.08 meters, Dalmero emerged victorious in the final of the men’s long jump.
Cuba Takes Silver and Bronze
Cuba showcased its talent in the men’s long jump event, with Alejandro Parada and Maikel Vidal securing the silver and bronze medals, respectively. Both athletes achieved a commendable record of 8.01 meters.
Colombia’s Success in Athletics
With Dalmero’s gold medal, Colombia continues to excel in athletics at the Pan American Games. The country has already claimed gold in the women’s long jump with Natalia Linares and silver in the discus throw with Mauricio Ortega.
Uruguayan Athlete Falls Short
Emiliano Lasa, a prominent athlete from Uruguay and one of Dalmero’s toughest competitors, finished fourth in the final with a jump of 8.0 meters. Lasa had previously won bronze in the Pan American editions of Toronto 2015 and Lima 2019.
Dalmero’s Remarkable Achievement
Hailing from the municipality of Ciénaga (Magdalena), Dalmero showcased his exceptional talent by achieving a jump of 8.08 meters on his second attempt. This outstanding performance crowned him as the new Pan American champion in the men’s long jump.
Exciting Athletics Events Ahead
The athletics events at Santiago 2023 continue with the finals of the men’s 5,000 meters and the 100 meters for both men and women. Additionally, the decathlon competitions and the semifinals of the women’s 100 meters hurdles will take place.
On Wednesday, the women’s hammer throw finals, 100 meters hurdles, and 400 meters events will be held, along with the men’s 110 meters hurdles and 400 meters races.
The XIX Pan American Games of Santiago 2023 continue to captivate audiences with thrilling performances and remarkable achievements in athletics. Arnovis Dalmero’s gold medal in the men’s long jump adds to Colombia’s growing success in the competition.