Claressa Shields (R) punches Christina Hammer at the unified women's championship on April 13, 2019 in Atlantic City, NJ.
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Claressa Shields earned a 98-92 victory in the unified middleweight women's championship in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as Americans collected nine medals at the Pan American Qualifiers in Managua, Nicaragua.
The U.S. collected six medals – including three golds from Haley Batten, Christopher Blevins and Kate Courtney – at the Pan American mountain bike championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Americans, including Alison Gibson and Krysta Palmer, won 13 medals – three golds, four silvers and six bronzes – at the grand prix in Mission Viejo, California.
Team USA won the World Team Trophy in Fukuoka, Japan, marking the fourth time the Americans have won the title.
Tiger Woods won his first Masters title in 14 years, finishing first in Augusta, Georgia, as Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka tied for second.
The U.S. women's national team won its fifth straight world championship title with a 2-1 victory over Finland in Espoo, Finland.
Amro Elgeziry finished 10th at the world cup in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Para Track and Field:
Daniel Romanchuk won the men’s wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon, marking the first time since 1993 that an American has won in the category. The 20-year-old is also the youngest winner of the division.
The U.S. men’s team finished fourth at the Singapore Sevens to maintain its first-place world ranking.
Nicole Breault and Allie Blecher finished second and sixth in the women’s division of the Nations Cup Grand Final in San Francisco, as Pearson Potts placed fourth in the open division.
Kim Rhode won gold in women’s skeet at the shotgun world cup in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, with the duo of Ashley Carroll and Glenn Eller winning silver in the trap mixed team event.
Olivia Fiechter and Reeham Sedky claimed first and second place at the Richmond Open in Virginia, as Amanda Sobhy finished in the quarterfinals of the DPD Open in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Katie Ledecky, Caeleb Dressel and Michael Andrew were among the winners at the Pro Swim Series meet in Richmond, Virginia, with Ledecky earning the top spot on the all-time wins list.
Also This Week:
- Lauren Scruggs and Greta Candreva earned gold and bronze in foil and epee, and U.S. men’s epee team finished second, at junior fencing world championships in Torun, Poland.
- Kiernan Fagan earned two silver medals at the junior world ski championships in Klappen, Sweden, as Rell Harwood and Deven Fagan won bronze and the U.S. freestyle team was awarded the Marc Hodler Trophy for best overall nation.
- Ty Schnorrbusch won bronze in slopestyle at the junior world snowboarding championships in Klappen, Sweden, as Americans logged six additional top-10 finishes
- The U.S. Women's National Sitting Volleyball Team swept its three-match exhibition series against Ukraine in Edmond, Oklahoma, with Monique Burkland scoring a team-best 11 points.
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|4/16||4 p.m.||Swimming||TYR Pro Swim Series||Olympic Channel|
|4/17||1 p.m.||Curling||World Men's Curling Championship||Olympic Channel|
|4/17||10:30 p.m.||Gymnastics||FIG Gymnastics World Cup||Olympic Channel|
|4/18||12:30 a.m.||Gymnastics||FIG Gymnastics World Cup||Olympic Channel|
|4/19||12 a.m.||Gymnastics||FIG Gymnastics World Cup||Olympic Channel|
|4/19||5 p.m.||Equestrian||FEI World Cup||NBCSN|
|4/20||1 p.m.||Swimming||TYR Pro Swim Series||Olympic Channel|
|4/20||6 p.m.||Gymnastics||FIG Gymnastics World Cup||Olympic Channel|
|4/20||10:30 p.m.||Curling||2019 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship||NBCSN|
|4/21||12 p.m.||Curling||2019 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship||Olympic Channel|
|4/21||6 p.m.||Gymnastics||FIG Gymnastics World Cup||Olympic Channel|
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