Tuesday, July 14

Podium Finishes:

Badminton (3 Bronzes)

The U.S. claimed three bronze medals in singles competition from Howard Shu in men’s, and Iris Wang and Jamie Subandhi in women’s.

Gymnastics – Artistic (2 Golds, 2 Silvers, 2 Bronzes)

Highlighted by gold medals from Rachel Gowey and Marvin Kimble, Team USA collected six medals on the fourth day of artistic gymnastics competition. Gowey and Amelia Hundley won gold (14.725) and bronze (14.650) in uneven bars, while Kimble captured a share of the top podium spot in pommel horse with a score of 15.025 along with Jossimar Calvo Moreno of Colombia. Meanwhile, Donnell Whittenburg and Sam Mikulak won the silver and bronze medals in men’s floor exercise with scores of 14.975 and 14.925, behind Guatemala’s Jorge Vega Lopez (15.150). Whittenburg then picked up his second silver medal of the day in the rings competition with a score of 15.525. Mikulak also placed fifth in pommel horse with 14.575. 

Equestrian (1 Gold, 1 Silver)

Steffen Peters won gold on Legolas 92 and Laura Graves captured silver on Verdades in the individual dressage competition. Peters scored 80.075 and Graves scored 79.825. Also, Kim Herslow posted a 73.175 to finish eighth and Sabine Schut-Kery was 22nd with 145.343. MORE

Judo (1 Gold, 1 Bronze)

Kayla Harrison won the women’s -78 kg. title, defeating Mayra Aguiar of Brazil in the gold-medal match, while Nina Cutro-Kelly claimed bronze with a win over Samantha Da Cunha of Argentina. Meanwhile, Ajax Tadehara and Akbar Iminov finished seventh in the men’s +100 kg. division. MORE

Rowing (2 Silvers, 1 Bronze)

U.S. rowers garnered three medals in sculling competition, highlighted by a pair of silver medals in women’s single sculls and men’s lightweight double sculls. In singles, Katherine McFetridge finished second with a time of 7:38.21 behind Canada’s Carling Zeeman (7:30.86), while Colin Ethridge and Austin Meyer recorded a runner-up time of 6:17.34 behind Mexico (6:15.65). Also, Sarah Giancola and Victoria Burke won bronze in women’s lightweight double sculls (7:03.86), behind Canada (6:57.23) and Cuba (7:00.36). In other finals competition, Ethridge and Meyer teamed with Ryan Monaghan and Sam Stitt to finish fifth (6:05.02) in quadruple sculls, while Matt Mahon and Brendan Harrington placed sixth (6:39.77) in coxless pair. MORE

Squash (1 Gold)

The U.S. duo of Natalie Grainger and Amanda Sobhy won the gold medal in women’s doubles squash, besting Canada’s Sam Cornett and Nikole Todd, 2-1, in the gold-medal match. Meanwhile, the U.S. earned a 3-0 victory over Chile in Pool A qualification with Sobhy, Grainger and Olivia Blatchford all winning in straight sets. MORE

Swimming (3 Silvers, 1 Bronze)

Natalie Coughlin won the silver medal in the women’s 100-meter freestyle with a time of 54.06, while teammate Amanda Weir placed eighth (55.73). Canada’s Chantal van Landeghem won in 53.83. Kate Mills took the silver medal in the women’s 200-meter butterfly with a swim of 2:09.31 behind Canada’s Audrey Lacroix (2:07.68) and teammate Kylie Stewart placed third in the B Final (2:14.64). The U.S. also won a pair of medals in the men's and women's 400-meter freestyle relays. The women’s team of Allison Schmitt, Weir, Madison Kennedy and Coughlin won the silver with a swim of 3:37.01, behind Canada’s time of 3:36.80. The men’s team of Josh Schneider, Darian Townsend, Cullen Jones and Michael Weiss had a bronze-medal swim of 3:16.21, trailing Brazil (3:13.66) and Canada (3:14.32). Bobby Bollier advanced to the finals in the 200-meter butterfly where he earned an eighth-place finish (1:59.89). In the B Final, Ty Stewart placed sixth with a swim of 2:02.59. In the 100 free B Final, Townsend touched third in 49.97, while teammate Jones (50.09) did not advance out of prelims. MORE

Water Polo – Women (1 Gold)

The U.S. women’s team captured its fourth straight Pan Am Games gold medal with a 13-4 win over Canada. Maggie Steffens and Courtney Mathewson scored four goals apiece, while Ashleigh Johnson recorded 12 saves. The victory caps an undefeated tournament for Team USA that saw victories over Mexico, Cuba, Argentina and Brazil en route to the final. MORE

Weightlifting (1 Gold, 1 Silver)

Kendrick Farris and Norik Vardanian won the gold and silver medals in the men’s 94 kg. division. Farris lifted 163 kg. in the snatch and 203 kg. in the clean and jerk for a total of 366 kg., while Vardanian combined for 362 kg. with lifts of 160 kg. in the snatch and 202 kg. in the clean and jerk.

Other Results:


Zach Garrett (673), Collin Klimitchek (669) and Brady Ellison (664) swept the top-three spots in the men’s individual and team qualification rounds with a combined score of 2,006, while Khatuna Lorig finished women’s individual qualifications seeded third with 651. The women’s team finished second, while Ariel Gibilaro and LaNola Pritchard placed sixth and 11th to advance to Wednesday’s (July 15) elimination matches. MORE 

Canoe/Kayak – Sprint

Team USA recorded four top-10 finishes on the final day of canoe/kayak competition at the Welland Pan Am Flatwater Center. Maggie Hogan and Kaitlyn McElroy finished fifth in the women’s K2 500-meter with a time of 1:52.536, while Lydia Keefe Sampson completed the women’s C1 200-meter course in 58.178 for seventh place. Meanwhile, Tim Hornsby and McElroy each took sixth in the men’s and women’s K1 200.

Field Hockey – Men

The U.S. men opened preliminary pool play with a 3-3 tie against Cuba. Three different players scored goals, including Moritz Runzi, Aki Kaeppeler and Will Holt. Team USA will return to action Thursday (July 16) against Argentina. MORE


After the third day of races, Paige Railey and Charlie Buckingham stand atop the women’s laser radial and men’s laser rankings, while women’s 49er FX duo Paris Henken and Helena Scutt, and open hobie 16 pair Grace and Mark Modderman each sit in second place. Racing continues through Sunday (July 19).  


Reigning Pan American Games champion Emil Milev scored a 293 to take the lead in men’s 25-meter rapid fire pistol after Stage 1. Brad Balsley is currently in fifth place with a score of 286. Meanwhile in women’s 25-meter pistol, Brenda Silva claimed a three-point lead with a score of 291, and three-time Pan Ams medalist Sandra Uptagrafft sits in fourth place (285) after the first qualification round. Competition continues Wednesday (July 15) with Stage 2 and finals in both men’s and women’s events. Additionally, Jake Wallace and Myles Walker finished eighth and ninth in men’s trap qualifications, but did not advance. MORE

Softball – Men

The U.S. men lost to Venezuela, 3-1, after surrendering two runs in the final inning. With the loss, the U.S. drops to 1-2 in round-robin play. Up next, Team USA will face Argentina Wednesday (July 15). 


Lauren Davis defeated Paraguay’s Veronica Cepede, 2-1, in wthe omen’s singles quarterfinals and will advance to compete in the final, set for Thursday (July 16). Meanwhile, Dennis Novikov fell to Argentina’s Facundo Bagnis, 2-1, in the semifinals to end his men’s singles campaign. 

Volleyball – Beach 

The U.S. men’s team of Miles Evans and Ian Satterfield lost to Cuba’s Nivaldo Diaz and Sergio Gonzalez, 2-0, and are now 1-1 in preliminary round play. Up next, the duo will face Argentina Thursday, (July 16).