Chile and Team USA shaking hands at the the bronze medal field hockey game at the Pan American Games Lima 2019 on Aug. 9, 2019 in Lima, Peru.
Day 14 at the Pan American Games Lima 2019 was filled with stunning performances form Team USA athletes, leading to medal finishes in multiple sports. The day was highlighted with three-time Olympian Kara Winger and Ariana Ince winning gold and bronze, respectively, in the women’s javelin throw finals and the U.S. women’s field hockey team winning bronze. In addition, the four out of four wrestlers walked away with medals on the third day of action.
The 18th Pan Ams continue until Aug. 11, featuring over 600 Team USA athletes, with multiple sports still up for qualification opportunities for the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Here are our favorite moments from Day 14.
Winger, Ince Take Over the Javelin Podium
Winger was on target today after throwing a season-best 64.92 result in the women’s javelin throw finals to win gold in Lima. Ince followed closely behind with a 62.32 to take bronze and join Winger on the podium.
Kara Winger competing at the women's javelin throw finals at the Pan American Games Lima 2019 on Aug. 9, 2019 in Lima, Peru.
USA Women’s Field Hockey Ecstatic After Winning Bronze
The U.S. women’s field hockey team faced Chile in the women’s bronze medal game following its loss to Canada on Aug. 6. The women rebounded to win the game 5-1 to take home bronze!
— Team USA (@TeamUSA) August 9, 2019
Alexandra Frode fights for the ball against Chile in the bronze medal match at the Pan American Games Lima 2019 on Aug. 9, 2019 in Lima, Peru.
Next up, the U.S. men's field hockey team plays on Saturday in its bronze medal match against Chile.
Another A-mat-zing Day For USA Wrestling
The USA Wrestling team conquered day three of its time at the Pan American Games Lima 2019 with ease. Tamyra Mensa-Stock, Kayla Miracle and Daton Fix all won gold medals in their respective weight classes, and Jaydin Eierman claimed bronze through the repechage bracket.
Mensah-Stock was all smiles after her 4-0 win.
I can hear her saying "Yay" in the first picture 😄 https://t.co/1PBfEmCSg8— USA Wrestling (@USAWrestling) August 9, 2019
On Saturday, Kyle Snyder, Jordan Burroughs and more hit the mat for the final day of wresting competition.
What Else Went On?
In other news, while USA Rugby may be back in the states, the team can't stay away from Pan Ams.
The U.S. women's softball team fell its in match to Canada, but the team still has a chance for the gold medal. Team USA plays Puerto Rico in the morning in a must-win contest that would place them in a rematch against Canada in the afternoon. One thing is for sure: Monica Abbott is going to be ready.
Got a chance tomorrow https://t.co/T75ZgSn0Fi— Monica Abbott (@monicaabbott) August 10, 2019