Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 28 July 2019


Argentina and Brazil won the gold in men’s and women’s event respectively, in a competition that created a lot of excitement at the Sports Center 3 of VIDENA.


Artistic skating is one of the disciplines that has created a lot of expectations in world multi-sports events and the Lima 2019 Pan American Games were not the exception. After two days of competition, the best 16 roller skaters of the Americas showed their art at the spectacular skating rink of Sports Center 3 of VIDENA, and spectators showed their love with standing ovations.

The Brazilian Bruna Wurts won the gold in women’s category, beating Giselle Soler from Argentina and Eduarda Fuentes from Ecuador. On the other hand, Juan Sánchez from Argentina defeated John Burchield from USA and Gustavo Casado from Brazil on his way to the gold.

The stands vibrated with the skaters’ performances. Most of them are placed in the top 10 of the world ranking. Entire families cheered for the routines accompanied by classic and modern music and athletes gave their best, to win the applause of Peruvian fans.

It is worth mentioning the spectacular skating rink, praised by competitors, trainers and spectators. “It has been an impressive event, not only because of the athletes’ high competition level, but also because of the spectators respect and the surface amazing conditions. I take good memories with me,” said the Pan American champion Juan Sánchez.