Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 25 August 2019


Peruvian Para athletes will seek to qualify for the final of shooting Para sport.

Futbol 7

After having been defeated in the first event by Brazil, the Peruvian football 7-a-side team will look for revenge against Colombia this Sunday 25 from 09:30 at the Villa María del Triunfo Sports Center. 

It should be noted that Peru endured Brazil’s attacks, which defeated them 10-0. Peru and Costa Rica will also compete in football 5-a-side at 20:00 at the Villa María del Triunfo Sports Center. 


As part of the fourth day of competition of the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games, there will be another Para athletics session to compete for the gold in various disciplines. 

The discus throw (men and women), long jump (women), shot put (men and women), 400-meter (men), 200-meter and 1500-meter (women) finals, among others, will also be held at the National Sports Village - VIDENA in San Luis. 

There will also be another day of Para swimming events at the VIDENA Aquatic Center. From 09:56, athletes will compete for the gold in 100 m backstroke (men and women), 100 m and 400 m freestyle (men and women), 100 m breaststroke (men and women) and 100 m butterfly (men) events.  


The Peruvian judoka Antero Villalobos will face off Eduardo Ávila (Mexico), Gerardo Rodríguez (Cuba), Harlley Pereyra (Brazil) and Nathan Ostergaard (US) from 09:00 at the Sports Center 2 in VIDENA. 

Meanwhile, Steve Medina, Jorge Arcela and Milagros Palomino from Peru will seek to qualify for the finals in shooting Para sport, in the 10 m air rifle prone event, from 10:00 at Las Palmas Air Base Shooting Range in Santiago de Surco. 

Peru will also participate in Para table tennis. Peruvian and Chilean men’s teams (class 3-5) will face off from 10:00 at the Sports Center 3 in VIDENA. Peruvian representatives will also compete against Guatemala and the US. 

Goalball events will be held at the Miguel Grau Coliseum in Callao from 12:30, where Peru will face off the US and Venezuela. Peru and Canada will also compete at the Callao Sports Center from 17:00 in sitting volleyball. In the same way, Peru and the US will compete in wheelchair basketball from 18:30.