Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 27 August 2019


The Peruvian women’s team will try to beat Canada to improve its ranking in the Parapan American Games medal table.

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During the seventh competition day at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games, the Peruvian women’s sitting volleyball team will compete against Canada for the bronze medal in a nerve-racking match. 

The competition will be held at the Callao Regional Sports Center, starting at 19:00. The women’s final between Brazil and the USA will take place at 21:00. As for men’s, the competition for the gold, silver and bronze medals between the teams from Canada, Colombia, Brazil and the USA will start at 15:00. 

In the men’s quarterfinals goalball competitions, the Peruvians will play against the experienced Brazilian team, starting at 10:00, at the Miguel Grau Coliseum in the province of Callao. In women’s, the Peruvian goalball team will face off Brazil again starting at 18:45. 

In the football 5-a-side group stage, the Peruvian team will try to bounce back and make a full recovery against Colombia, starting at 20:00, at the Villa María del Triunfo Sports Center. On the same day, the Argentinian, Mexican, Brazilian and Costa Rican teams will compete against each other as of 15:00.  

As part of the first-round matches in football 7-a-side, the Peruvian team will go up against Argentina, starting at 11:30, at the Villa María del Triunfo Sports Center. The teams from Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and the USA will also try to obtain more points to move to the next stage.  

Besides, the wheelchair basketball matches will also continue at the VIDENA, featuring Puerto Rico, Mexico, Brazil, the USA, Colombia, Chile, and of course Peru.  

Moreover, the best male and female wheelchair tennis players in the continent will compete to obtain their ticket for the singles and doubles finals, at the Lawn Tennis Club, starting at 11:00. 

The Aquatic Center of the National Sports Village will house the last Para swimming matches, where athletes will compete for the gold in two intense sessions scheduled to start at 09:00 and 17:00.   

In Para athletics, the best athletes in the Americas will put their training to the test in a wide range of events, including 100 m, 400 m, javelin throw, 1500 m, 4x100 m mixed relay, discus throw, etc.