SPORTS-FILLED LONG WEEKEND AT LIMA 2019 VENUES
Stages like the Athletics Stadium, VIDENA’S Aquatic Center, the Sports Centers, Bowling Center and Shooting Range will welcome the best Peruvian athletes who will compete in the best infrastructure conditions.
To make the most of the long weekend, sports fans have the chance to go to the various venues built by Lima 2019 to live an experience similar to what took place during the Pan American and Parapan American Games.
As of tomorrow, October 31, the National Peruvian Shooting Sports Federation will host the National Shooting and Para Shooting Championship that will take place until Sunday, October 3, at the Las Palmas Shooting Range in shotgun, rifle and pistol events.
This national championship is on the sports calendar for this year and will be held on a modern stage built and remodeled for Lima 2019. Among the main shooters participating in the competition are Marko Carrillo in pistol (bronze at Lima 2019), Alessandro De Souza in trap, Nicolás Pacheco in skeet (bronze at Lima 2019), Daniela Borda in skeet and Valentina Porcella in trap. Meanwhile, the Para shooters include Jorge Arcela (silver at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games) and Steve Medina.
Finally, the following athletes will also be present: Naomi Bejarano and Daniel Chiok (traditional rifle), José Ullilen and Jazmín Alarcón (air pistol), Mariana Quintanilla (10 meter air pistol), Brianda Rivera (25 meter sport pistol), Fabio León (25 meter rapid fire pistol), Miguel Mejía (50 meters 3x40 rifle), among others.
The competition will begin at 09:00 on Thursday 31 until the evening of Sunday, November 3, when the award ceremony be held.
Meanwhile, VIDENA’s Aquatic Center will host the first competition organized by the Swimming Federation after the Lima 2019 Games. The event, called II Division 1 Regional Tournament 2019 will be held this Friday and Saturday, starting at 09:00.
A total of 307 swimmers from 33 clubs of Lima and Tarapoto will take part in the competition. Many of them will have the chance to compete for the first time in a world-class stage like the won built for Lima 2019, which has now become the best legacy for Peruvian sports.
In addition, the National Table Tennis Championship in Sport Center 3 is being held until today, Thursday, and the National Bowling Championship is taking place at VIDENA’s Bowling Center until Sunday 3.
Finally, the U-16, U-14 and U-12 National Athletics Competition will be held at VIDENA’s Athletics Stadium from this Friday until Sunday.