Thursday, July 16

Podium Finishes:

Badminton (1 Gold)

Phillip Chew and Jamie Subandhi won the gold medal in mixed doubles, defeating Alex Bruce and Toby Ng of Canada, 2-1 (21-9, 21-23, 21-12). MORE

Squash (1 Bronze)

The U.S. team of Chris Hanson, Christopher Gordon and Todd Harrity won a bronze medal in the men’s team event after falling to Mexico, 2-0. Meanwhile, the U.S. women’s team of Natalie Grainger, Amanda Sobhy and Olivia Blatchford advanced to the gold-medal match with a 2-0 win over Colombia in the semifinals. The U.S. will face Canada Friday (July 17) for the title.

Wrestling – Freestyle, Greco-Roman (1 Gold, 2 Bronzes)

Whitney Conder highlighted Team USA’s three-medal haul in wrestling by winning the gold medal in the women’s freestyle 53 kg. division with a 3-2 decision by points against Mexico’s Alma Valencia. The U.S. also collected a pair of bronze medals from Alyssa Lampe (freestyle) and Robby Smith (Greco-Roman). Lampe won the bronze medal in the women’s 48 kg. division with a 12-2 victory by technical superiority over Cuba’s Yusneylys Guzman, and Smith garnered the bronze medal at 130 kg. with a victory by forfeit over Moises Perez of Venezuela.

Swimming (4 Golds, 1 Bronze)

U.S. swimmers combined for five medals, including four golds and three Pan American Games records on the third day of swimming competition. Caitlin Leverenz and Giles Smith set Pan Am records in the women’s 400-meter individual medley (4:35.46) and men’s 100 butterfly (52.04), while the U.S. relay team of Courtney Harnish, Kiera Janzen, Gillian Ryan and Allison Schmitt posted a record-setting time of 7:54.32 to win the women’s 4x200 freestyle gold medal. Also, Kelsi Worrell won the women’s 100 butterfly title in 57.78, and Max Williamson claimed bronze in the men’s 400 individual medley with a time of 4:16.9. Also, Eugene Godsoe (52.66) Gia Dalesandro (59.24) finished sixth in the men’s and women’s 100 butterfly, while Michael Weiss (4:17.05) and Kate Mills (4:41.19) each placed fourth in the men’s and women’s 400 individual medley.

Other Results:


U.S. archers Zach Garrett and Brady Ellison advanced to the men’s individual semifinals with 6-2 and 6-0 quarterfinal wins, and Collin Klimitchek advanced to the round of 8, where he was eliminated in a 6-2 loss. Competition continues Friday (July 17) with the team medal rounds, in which the U.S. men are seeded first and the women rank second. Team USA’s Garrett, Ellison and Khatuna Lorig will shoot for individual medals Saturday. MORE

Baseball – Men’s

Team USA lost to the Dominican Republic, 6-4, in a game that saw four lead changes and a combined 20 hits. Pitcher Zach Eflin was relieved after allowing just one run over five innings, as reliever David Huff was credited the loss. The U.S. men continue preliminary-round play Friday (July 17) against Canada.

Basketball – Women’s

The U.S. women’s team opened preliminary play with a 75-69 win over Brazil. Up next, Team USA will face the Dominican Republic Friday (July 17).

Cycling – Track 

The U.S. track cycling team of Kelly Catlin, Sarah Hammer, Lauren Tamayo and Jennifer Valente advanced to the gold-medal round in the women’s team pursuit, where it will face Canada Friday (July 17). Meanwhile in men’s team sprint, Matt Baranoski, David Espinoza and Danny Robertson finished sixth in the qualification round with a time of 46.145, but did not advance. 

Field Hockey

The U.S. men’s team dropped its second match of the tournament in a 6-0 loss to top-seeded Argentina. The U.S. will conclude preliminary-round play Saturday (July 18) against Trinidad and Tobago. MORE


The U.S. is tied for second in the mixed team event with a score of 139 (-2) following the first round. Beau Hossler and Lee McCoy each shot 70 and are tied fourth in the men’s individual tournament. On the women’s side, Andre Lee posted a 69 and is tied for second, while Kristen Gillman is in ninth after recording a 75 on the day.


With one more day of opening series races before the medal round, Paige Railey is the lone U.S. sailor leading her fleet in women’s laser radial. Currently sitting in second place are Team USA’s Charlie Buckingham (men’s laser), Grace and Mark Modderman (open hobie 16), and the trio of Justin Coplan, Caroline Patten and Danielle Prior (mixed lightning). 


Glenn Eller finished fourth in men’s double trap, losing to Guatemala’s Enrique Brol Cardenas in the bronze-medal match, 29-26. 


The U.S. men’s team defeated Mexico, 2-1, in the final game of round-robin play. Team USA will face Venezuela in the semifinals Friday (July 17).


Lauren Davis lost, 2-1, to Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig in the women’s singles bronze-medal match.   

Volleyball – Beach

The U.S. women’s team defeated Colombia, 2-0, in the final game of group play. Beach volleyball action continues Friday (July 17) as the U.S. men’s team faces Uruguay.