Friday, August 9Team USA's Kara Winger and Ariana Ince jump for joy after earning gold and bronze in Women's Javelin Throw Final

Below are recaps of Team USA’s performances for the day. For live scores and results, please click here.

Podium Finishes:

Equestrian (1 bronze)
Madden earned a bronze medal for Team USA on the final day of jumping at the Pan American Games. Starting the day with a clean slate of zero faults after the week’s qualification rounds, three Team USA athletes competed in the individual jumping final. Eve Jobs, on top of Venue D’Fees D Hazalles, earned a perfect first round. Madden, aboard Breitling LS, and Lucy Deslauriers, with Hester, incurred one fault each to rest in the top ten.

In the second round, Madden jumped a perfect round while Jobs and Deslauriers each incurred one fault. The result placed Deslauriers ninth, but Madden and Jobs found themselves tied for third with two other riders and needed a jump-off to decide the final spot on the podium. In the jump-off, Madden earned a perfect round to clinch the bronze medal, while Jobs placed fifth overall.

Fencing (2 golds)
After clinching the team title at the world championships last month, Gerek Meinhardt and Race Imboden joined up with Nick Itkin to continue the U.S. men’s dominance in the foil event, claiming the Pan American gold medal. The U.S. men’s foil team dropped just two of its final bouts, winning seven to defeat Brazil, 45-23. Earlier in the day, the team bested Argentina, 45-12, in the quarterfinals and Columbia, 45-22, in the semifinals.

Continuing the trend of success, Team USA’s Monica Aksamit, Chloe Fox-Gitomer and Eliza Stone clinched the gold medal in the women’s sabre team event, defeating the Dominican Republic in the final. The trio won seven out of their total nine bouts to win 45-31 and earn the top spot on the podium. Previously in the day, the team bested Peru, 45-15, in the quarterfinals and Mexico, 45-37, in the semifinals.

Field Hockey (1 bronze)
The U.S. women’s team earned the bronze medal in the field hockey tournament with a win over Chile. Lauren Moyer opened the scoring for Team USA, less than two minutes into the first period. While Chile tied the game in a quick response, it would be the country’s only goal of the game. By the end of the first half, Team USA led 4-1 and, in a tight second half, the U.S. would score once more to win the game, 5-1. Erin Matson led the team with three goals.

Judo (1 bronze)
Nick Delpopolo clinched the bronze medal in the men’s -73 kg. division, defeating Venezuela’s Sergio Mattey for a spot on the podium. After falling to Mexico’s Eduardo Araujo in the quarterfinal, Delpopolo received a second shot at the podium in the repechage rounds. There, he defeated Canada’s Bradley Langlois to advance to the bronze-medal match where he was able to claim the victory over Mattey.

In the women’s -57 kg. division, Amelia Fulgentes fell to Brazil’s Rafaela Silva in the quarterfinal round to compete in the repechage rounds. Facing Mexico’s Elizabeth Garcia in the final of repechage, Fulgentes was defeated and did not advance. Fellow American Ryan Varga competed in the men’s -66 kg. division, but fell to Mexico’s Nabor Castillo in the 1/8 final and did not advance.

Karate (1 gold, 1 silver)
Team USA’s Sakura Kokumai earned the gold medal in the women’s individual kata event, besting the Dominican Republic’s Maria Dimitrova in the final. In her first competition of the day, Kokumai topped the field in her round robin pool, earning a score of 24.60 with her papuren kata. She improved upon her score to earn 24.94 points in the ranking round with her suparimpei kata to earn the top ranking and advance to the final, where she earned 25.82 points with her chibana kushanku kata to clinch the gold medal.

On the men’s side, Ariel Torres Gutierrez also earned a podium spot, taking silver. Ranking first in his pool after the round robin with an anan kata worth 24.78 points, Torres Gutierrez advanced to the final. In the title event, the American faced the winner of the second pool, Venezuela’s Antonio Diaz. Torres Gutierrez improved upon his score, earning 25.46 points with an annan dai kata but was edged out by Diaz, who earned 25.82 points with a suparimpei kata to take the top spot.

Racquetball (2 bronzes)
The U.S. men’s and women’s racquetball teams both earned bronze medals after advancing to the semifinals in their respective tournaments. The men’s team – consisting of Jacob Bredenbeck, Rocky Carson and Charles Pratt – fell to Bolivia, 2-1, in the semifinals. Meanwhile, the women’s team – consisting of Kelani Lawrence and Rhonda Rajisch – fell to Mexico, 2-0. Despite the day’s losses, the teams’ strong performances to advance to the semifinals was enough to clinch both teams a spot on the podium.

Sailing (1 gold, 2 silvers, 1 bronze)
With the opening series races concluding the day prior, Team USA athletes competed in six medal races.

The U.S. duo of Riley Gibbs and Anna Weis claimed the gold medal in the mixed multihull event after finishing second in the day’s race, buoyed by the performances in earlier races. In her dinghy race, Charlotte Rose claimed the silver medal with a second-place finish in the day’s race while on the men’s side, Charles Buckingham earned the bronze medal after a fifth-place finish for the day.

Team USA’s Pedro Pascual finished fourth in his medal race to claim the silver medal in men’s windsurfing. Despite her first-place finish in the day’s race, fellow windsurfer Farrah Hall finished just off the podium in the women’s event, ranking fourth. Ian MacDiarmid and Andrew Mollerus also earned a fourth-overall ranking in their event, the men’s skiff, after finishing fourth in the medal race.

Swimming (2 golds, 3 silvers, 2 bronzes)
Fifteen Team USA athletes competed in the day’s swimming events, with Americans earning seven podium finishes across six finals.

Margo Geer earned the silver and Madison Kennedy earned the bronze medal in the women’s 50-meter freestyle event. Brazil’s Etiene Pires De Medeiros finished first with a time of 24.88, while Geer finished 0.15 behind with a time of 25.03, and Kennedy rounded out the podium with a third-place finished of 25.14. Earlier in the day, Geer and Kennedy both bested their heats, finishing in 25.51 and 25.46.

The men’s 50-meter freestyle event saw a similar result. After both besting their respective heats – with Nathan Adrian finishing in 22.12 seconds and Michael Chadwick finishing in 21.95 – the U.S. men earned silver and bronze in the final, behind Brazil’s Bruno Giuseppe Fratus. Adrian took second with a time of 21.87, edging out Chadwick, who finished third with a time of 21.99.

In the men’s 400-meter individual medley final, Charles Swanson bested the competition by nearly eight seconds to claim the gold medal with a time of 4:11.46. Swanson shaved over five seconds off his qualifying time from earlier in the day, which also had earned him first in his heat. On the women’s side, Alexandra Szekely and Maria Denigan both improved upon their qualifying times in the final, but ultimately finished just off the podium in fourth (4:45.29) and fifth (4:48.47).

To finish a successful day in the pool, the U.S. women claimed the gold medal and the U.S. men claimed silver in the 4x200-meter freestyle events. The U.S. women’s team – consisting of Sarah Gibson, Meaghan Raab, Claire Rasmus and Alexandra Walsh – earned the top spot on the podium with a time of 7:57.33, edging out second-place Canada by 1.83 seconds and finishing over 10 seconds ahead of third-place Brazil. The U.S. men’s team of Grant House, Drew Kibler, Sam Pomajevich and Chris Wieser earned silver with a time of 7:14.82, 4.16 seconds behind first-place Brazil but 4.61 seconds ahead of third-place Mexico.

Track and Field (2 golds, 2 silvers, 6 bronzes)
Team USA’s Kara Winger claimed the gold and Ariana Ince clinched the bronze medal in the women’s javelin event. Winger threw a season’s best of 64.92 meters to edge out the competition. Ince’s first attempt proved to be her best, as she earned a mark of 62.32 meters to finish third. Sandwiched between the American duo was Canada’s Elizabeth Gleadle, who threw 63.30 meters for silver.

Jessica Ramsey claimed the bronze medal in another field event, taking third in women’s shot put. On her sixth and final attempt, Ramsey threw a season-best 19.01 meters to edge out the competition and claim a spot on the podium. Finishing just behind her in fourth place, with a mark of 18.06 meters, was teammate Daniella Hill.

In the men’s 10,000-meter final, Americans Reid Buchanan and Lawi Lalang finished second and third to continue Team USA’s momentum for the day. Lalang led throughout much of the race, before being overtaken by Buchanan and first-place finisher Edesron Vilela Pereira of Brazil in the final 1,000 meters. Veilela Pereira claimed gold with a time of 28:27.47, while Buchanan crossed the line second with a time of 28:28.41 and Lalang rounded out the podium with a time of 28:31.75.

The medal haul continued with another 1-2 performance from Team USA’s women, as Dominique Hiltz and Alexa Efraimson earned podium spots in the 1500-meter final. Hiltz earned the gold medal with a time of 4:07.14. Efraimson earned bronze with a time of 4:08.63, edged out by Jamaica’s Aisha Praught, who finished in 4:08.26 for silver.

Kim Conley and Lauren Paquette competed in the last individual event of the day, the women’s 5,000-meter final. Conley overtook the pack in the second half of the race to lead at the 4,000-meter mark, but ultimately finished third to earn the bronze medal with a time of 15:36.95. With a time of 15:45.93, Paquette claimed sixth.

The day’s finals concluded with the men’s and women’s 4x100-meter events, where Team USA earned bronze in both events. The men’s team of Jarret Eaton, Cravon Fillespie, Bryce Robinson and Michael Rodgers finished with a time of 38.79, while the women’s team – consisting of Chanel Brissett, Shania Collins, Lynna Irby and Twanisha Terry – clinched the podium spot with a time of 43.39.

In the men’s high jump final, Team USA’s Keenon Laine finished fifth with a jump of 2.24 meters, edging out teammate Jeron Robinson, who finished sixth with a jump of 2.21 meters. In the women’s triple jump final, American Kelly McKee finished 13th with a jump of 12.68 meters, just ahead of teammate Bria Matthews, who finished 14th with a jump of 12.13 meters.

In qualifying events, Freddie Crittenden III topped his semifinal heat for the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.53 to advance to the final. He will be joined on Aug. 10 by teammate Jarret Eaton, who earned a time of 13.71 to finish third in his heat and advance. Bryce Hoppel earned a time of 1:48.04 in the 800-meter semifinal, winning his semifinal heat to advance to the final on Aug. 10.

Wrestling (3 golds, 1 bronze)
Miracle earned gold in the women’s freestyle 62 kg. division, defeating Colombia’s Jackeline Renteria with a score of 12-0 in the final. Earlier in the day, Miracle best Brazil’s Lais Nunes, 8-1, in the quarterfinals and claimed a 10-0 victory over Venezuela’s Nathali Griman in the semifinals. Nunes would go on to claim the bronze medal, along with Puerto Rico’s Abnelis Yambo, to round out the podium.

Teammate Tamyra Mensah also topped the podium, clinching the gold medal in the women’s freestyle 68 kg. division with a 4-0 win over Canada’s Olivia Di Bacco. Mensah was dominant throughout the day, never conceding a point. The American earned a 12-0 victory over Peru’s Yanet Sovero in the quarterfinals and a 6-0 victory over Mexico’s Amber Garnica in the semifinals to earn her spot in the gold-medal match.

Daton Fix continued the trend for Team USA with a gold-medal win in the men’s freestyle 57 kg. event. Fix earned a final score of 11-0 against the Dominican Republic’s Juan Ramirez to top the podium. In the quarterfinals, Daton defeated Brazil’s Daniel Alves, 10-0, to advance. In the semifinals, the U.S. athlete won against Cuba’s Reineri Andreu with a final score of 4-1 to advance to the finals.

In the men’s freestyle 65 kg. event, Jaydin Eierman earned bronze, besting Argentina’s Agustin Destribats, 15-4. Earlier in the day, Eierman fell to Cuba’s Alejandro Valdes, 0-10, in the quarterfinals, but earned a second shot at the podium with the repechage bronze-medal match.

Other Results:

Gellenthien competed in the men’s compound individual event. After setting a Pan American record in the individual ranking round on Aug. 7, Gellenthien earned a bye in the 1/8 round to advance automatically to the quarterfinals, where he bested Argentina’s Jose Del Cid Carrillo, 149-146. In the semifinals less than one hour later, Gellenthien claimed his second victory of the day, defeated Colombia’s Daniel Munoz Perez with a score of 147-144. He advanced to the event finals on Aug. 10, where he will face El Salvador’s Roberto Hernandez in the gold-medal match.

Meanwhile, Brady Ellison, Thomas Stanwood and Jack Williams competed in the men’s recurve individual event. Ellison defeated Argentina’s Kevin Sabado in the 1/16 round and bested Cuba’s Juan Stevens in the 1/8 round before falling to Canada’s Eric Peters in the quarterfinals. Williams also advanced to the quarterfinals, claiming victories over Chile’s Juan Painevil Navarro and Argentina’s Mario Jajarabilla before falling to Brazil’s Bernardo De Sousa Oliveira in the quarterfinals. Standwood fell in the 1/16 elimination round to Mexico’s Ernesto Boardman, 4-6, and did not advance.

The U.S. women’s team earned its spot in the gold-medal game with a semifinal win over Puerto Rico. Trailing 18-21 in the first quarter, Team USA powered back in the second to end the first half with a 33-30 lead. Puerto Rico was unable to make up the deficit, as Chennedy Carter and Beatrice Mompremier scored 14 points each to help the team to a 62-59 victory.

Basque Pelota
In the men’s doubles fronton leather ball event, the American duo of Agusti Brugues and Jose Huarte fell to Mexico, 2-0, in the bronze-medal match to finish fourth in the tournament.

Salvador Espinoza also competed in a bronze-medal match, facing Mexico’s Isaac Perez in the individual Peruvian fronton event. After dropping the first game, 12-15, Espinoza pushed back to win the second game, 15-11, before ultimately falling to Perez in the third game to rank fourth in the tournament.

Cycling – BMX
Three Americans competed in the day’s BMX racing events. Cameron Bramer and Cameron Wood competed in the quarterfinals of the men’s event, racing in the same heat. Wood edged out Bramer to qualify for the semifinal, where a rough second run led him to miss the final. Sophia Foresta competed on the women’s side, but finished fifth in her semifinal heat to miss the final by one spot.

After the first two rounds of golf, Team USA athletes across events are in medal position. In the women’s individual event, Emilia Migliaccio currently leads the pack by three strokes. Her two-round total of 138 is four below par. Teammate Rose Zhang wrapped up her first two rounds with a total of 148 and is currently 17th. In the men’s individual event, Brandon Wu leads the pack with a two-round total of 129, resting 13 strokes below par. Stewart Hagestad’s score of 138 (four below par) ranks him tied for eighth halfway through the competition. The strong scores have also propelled the four athletes to currently rank first in the team event, as Team USA leads the field by four strokes, with a two-round total of 133 (-9).

Roller Sports – Speedskating
In the women’s 300-meter time trial final, USA’s Kelsey Helman finished ninth with a time of 28.131. On the men’s side, Jonathan Blair finished tenth with a time of 26.511. The two compete again Aug. 10 in the 500-meter event.

Team USA’s rowing athletes raced in three finals, including two A finals. Jenifer Forbes raced in the A final of the women’s single sculls event, dropping five seconds from her heat time to finish fifth with a time of 7:52.75. The men’s pair of James Garay and Logan Smith improved by nearly 40 seconds from their heat time, crossing the final’s finish line in 6:59.37 to rank sixth. In the lightweight men’s double sculls, Cooper Hurley and Jimmy McCullough raced in the B final, finishing third with a time of 6:44.38 to finish the event ninth overall.

In the women’s semifinals, Team USA incurred its first defeat of the tournament with a tight loss to Canada. The U.S. got on the scoreboard first, with Haylie McCleney scoring a home run in the bottom of the first inning. Canada tied the game in the second before earning two more runs in the fourth inning. While Team USA earned one more run in the sixth, the U.S. ultimately fell to Canada, 3-2. The team has a chance at redemption, facing Puerto Rico on Aug. 10 for a spot in the grand final. Previously in the tournament’s preliminary round, the U.S. women defeated Puerto Rico, 6-0.

Table Tennis
The U.S. women’s team claimed victory over Cuba in the day’s quarterfinals. The team – consisting of Amy Wang, Yue Wu and Lily Zhang – won in three matches and did not drop a single set to Cuba. The team looks to continue the momentum in the semifinals, where it will face Brazil on Aug. 10.

On the men’s side, the success continued as Team USA defeated the Dominican Republic, 3-1. The team of Kanak Jha, Nikhil Kumar and Nick Tio will also face Brazil on Aug. 10 for the quarterfinal match.

The U.S. women’s team played its third match of the preliminary round to wrap up pool play. Facing Brazil, Team USA fell in three sets, 21-25, 22-25 and 17-25. The team is now 1-2 in the tournament and will play for its final ranking on Aug. 10.

Water Polo
Both the U.S. men’s and women’s teams both advanced to the final of their respective tournaments after decisive victories in the semifinals.

On the women’s side, Maddie Musselman opened the scoring 40 seconds into the game and never trailed. After ending the first half with a 14-5 lead, Team USA had a massive third quarter, earning 11 points to increase their lead to 25-5. Led by Aria Fischer, who scored seven goals in the game, the U.S. women’s team won 31-7 to earn its spot in the final.

The men also earned a win with a strong performance against Argentina. Goalkeeper Alex Wolf kept Argentina off the scoreboard in the first half as Team USA took an 8-0 lead. While Argentina did manage to score one goal in the third quarter, the U.S. men squashed any hopes for a comeback as they continued to grow their lead. Led by John Hooper, who scored seven goals in the game, Team USA won 17-1 to clinch its spot in the final.

The teams will both face Canada in the gold medal matches on Aug. 10.