Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 1 August 2019


Ten sports continue their qualification process for their final stages. The Peruvian football team seeks to beat Honduras and bounce back from its previous loss.


The largest sports event in the Americas opened August with a wide range of competitions, which will offer attendees an unforgettable multi-sports show. The top delegations in the continent will try to reach a spot on the podium and claim the gold in the most number of disciplines.

In this context, the men’s softball final will take place at the Villa María del Triunfo Sports Center from 10:00 to 17:50. In this first final, gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded. The finalists are Argentina, Mexico and United States.

In the evening, at the National University of San Marcos, the Peruvian football team will play against Honduras and will try to bounce back from its previous loss. The football competitions will kick off with a match between Panama and Ecuador at 10:00.

As a prelude to the end of the boxing competitions, the Miguel Grau Coliseum will house today the fights between the boxing finalists in different categories starting at 19:00. The best boxers will be awarded in the medal ceremony, including the delegations from Cuba, Dominican Republic, Brazil and United States.

Additionally, in shooting, one of the most acclaimed precision sports, athletes will compete for the gold at the Las Palmas Air Base Shooting Range from 09:00 to 14:30.

Also, the diving competitions will be held from 10:00 to 22:00 at the VIDENA Aquatic Center and are divided into two sessions.

Cycling track will feature the best cyclists in the Americas, who will give their all to win the gold. The competitions will be divided into two sessions and will be held from 11:05 to 20:11 at the Velodrome of the National Sports Village (VIDENA).

Moreover, the qualification rounds in indoor volleyball, tennis, surfing, hockey, equestrian sports, baseball, handball, basketball and badminton will continue in order to define the finalists.

To get more information about the competition schedule and results, you can visit the website: