Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 23 August 2019


For the second day in a row, Peru participates in Para table tennis to get a medal.

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The Peruvian men’s sitting volleyball team will start their participation in the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games on Friday, August 23, facing off the Brazilian team at the Callao Sports Center.

The Peruvian volleyball players will seek their first victory against the Brazilian team, who has lots of potential and is ready to take a medal in this sports discipline.

The match will take place at 22:00 and the Peruvian team will be supported by the local audience.

Before this match, Colombia will compete against Costa Rica at 18:00 at the same venue, in Callao.

On the second day of competitions, Para table tennis will also be hosted at the VIDENA Sports Center 3 in San Luis, where the participating countries will seek a spot on the podium at the Parapan American Games.

In the morning, Shirley Ávila (Peru) will compete against Manuela Guapi (Colombia) at 10:20 and Guillermo Yáñez (Peru) will face off Matias Pino (Chile) at 11:40, at the same venue. It should be noted that some matches will start at 9:00 and the participating countries are: Argentina, Cuba, Brazil, the USA, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Canada, Venezuela, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Mixed wheelchair rugby competitions will also be held on this day at the Villa El Salvador Sports Center, where Canada will compete against Argentina at 18:00, the US vs. Chile at 19:45, and Brazil vs. Colombia at 21:30.