Saturday, July 18


Podium Finishes:

Archery (1 Gold, 1 Silver)

Khatuna Lorig claimed the women's gold medal after defeating Colombia’s Ana Maria Rendon, 6-2, while teammate Brady Ellison earned the men's silver medal after falling to Mexico’s Luis Alvarez, 6-4, in the gold-medal match. MORE

Gymnastics – Rhythmic (1 Gold, 2 Silvers)

Laura Zeng won the gold medal and teammate Jazzy Kerber claimed silver in individual all-around competition with scores of 64.575 and 62.200. Meanwhile, the U.S. group of Kiana EideAlisa KanoNatalie McGiffertJenny RokhmanMonica Rokhman and Kristen Shaldybin claimed the silver medal in group all-around with 29.275 points. Brazil's squad captured gold with a score of 30.233. MORE

Sailing (1 Gold, 2 Bronzes)

On the first day of medal races, Paige Railey topped the rankings to win the gold medal in women’s laser radial with a score of 58 points, while the duo of Paris Henken and Helena Scutt, and sailor Marion Lepert earned the women’s 49erFX and RS:X bronze medals. Meanwhile, Charlie Buckingham finished fourth in men’s laser. Sailing competition concludes tomorrow with medal races in mixed lightning, open sunfish, open hobie 16 and open snipe. 

Shooting (1 Gold)

Kim Rhode hit 15/16 targets in the gold-medal match to defeat Argentina’s Melisa Gil for the women’s skeet title. She qualified for the final by hitting 74/75 targets, tying the world record and setting a Pan Am Games record. Meawhile, Hannah Black and Amanda Furrer placed fifth (415.7) and sixth (404.2) in women’s 50-meter rifle 3-position, and Dustin Perry and T.J. Bayer are tied in fourth in men’s skeet. Shooting competition concludes Sunday (July 19) with qualification and medal rounds in men’s skeet and 50-meter rifle 3-position. MORE

Swimming (3 Golds, 3 Silvers, 1 Bronze)

Team USA claimed seven medals on the final night of swimming competition to top the medal table with 32 total medals, including 12 golds. The women’s medley relay of Natalie Coughlin, Katie Meili, Kelsi Worrell and Allison Schmitt won in a Pan Am Games record time of 3:56.53. Caitlin Leverenz completed a sweep of the women’s individual medley events with a victory in 200-meter individual medley in a record time of 2:10.51, while Meghan Small took the silver in 2:11.26. In the women’s 800 freestyle, Schmidt touched in 8:27.54 to break the Pan Ams record by seven seconds and establish a personal best. The men’s 400 medley relay of Nick Thoman, Brad Craig, Giles Smith and Josh Schneider added a silver with a time of 3:33.63, while Gunnar Bentz claimed bronze in the men’s 200 individual medley (2:00.04), and Andrew Gemmell earned silver in the men’s 1,500 freestyle (15:09.92).

Track and Field (1 Bronze)

Lindsay Flanagan finished third in the women's marathon with a time of 2:36:30 to claim the bronze medal. She finished behind Peru's Gladys Tejeda (2:33:03) and Brazil's Adriana Aparecida da Silva (2:35:40). 

Wrestling – Freestyle (3 Golds, 1 Silver)

Four U.S. wrestlers earned podium finishes, including gold-medal winning performances from Jordan Burroughs (74 kg.), Kyle Snyder (97 kg.) and Zack Rey (125 kg.). Jake Herbert completed the U.S. medal haul by claiming silver at 86 kg. MORE


Other Results:

Canoe/Kayak – Slalom

Four U.S. boats earned semifinal berths in singles slalom competition, with Casey Eichfeld and Colleen Hickey qualifying in men’s and women’s C1, and Michael Smolen and Ashley Nee advancing in men’s and women’s K1. Meanwhile, Eichfeld and Devin McEwan rank first in men’s C2 heading into Sunday’s (July 19) semifinals and medal rounds.         

Cycling – Track 

Sarah Hammer leads the women’s omnium standings with 113 points after the first day of competition. She completed three phases, highlighted by a Pan Ams record-setting performance in the individual pursuit with a time of 3:31.952. Track cycling competition concludes Sunday (July 19).

Baseball – Men’s 

Team USA rallied a run in the bottom of the ninth to win, 6-5, over Cuba and advance to the gold-medal game. Travis Jankowski and Tyler Pastornicky each knocked in two RBIs, while David Huff earned the win from the mound in just 1/3 innings pitched. 

Basketball – Women’s  

The U.S. women defeated Puerto Rico, 93-77, to improve to 3-0 in preliminary-round play. Breanna Stewart led Team USA with 24 points and 12 rebounds, while Alaina Coates added 23 points and 13 rebounds in the win. Up next, the U.S. will face Cuba in the semifinals on Sunday (July 19).    

Boxing

Light welterweight Luis Feliciano defeated Rashield Williams of the Bahamas, 2-1, and light flyweight Melik Elliston dropped a 3-0 decision to Alvaro Vargas Deras of Guatemala. Boxing competition continues Sunday (July 19) with opening-round action in the men's flyweight, welterweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions.

Equestrian – Eventing  

The U.S. continues to lead the team eventing standings with 133.00 points after all four U.S. riders went clear in the cross country round. Marilyn Little leads Team USA in the individual standings in second place ahead of Boyd Martin in fourth, and Phillip Dutton and Lauren Kieffer, who are tied for seventh. Competition concludes with the jumping phase Sunday (July 19) with Olympic qualification on the line. 

Field Hockey – Men's

The U.S. men's team concluded preliminary-round play with a 2-1 win over Trinidad and Tobago, finishing second in Pool A with a record of 1-1-1. The U.S. advance to the quarterfinals, set to begin Tuesday (July 21). MORE

Golf

Andrea Lee carded 2-under-par 70 (69-68-70—207) in the third round of the women’s individual golf competition. Lee moved to 9 under for the tournament and will carry a two-stroke lead into tomorrow’s final round. Kristen Gillman was in red figures for the first time and sits in seventh (75-75-71—221) at 5 over. On the men’s side, Lee McCoy posted a 1-under-par 71 (70-68-71—209) and moved to 7 under for the tournament – four behind Chile’s Felipe Aguilar (205). Beau Hossler’s 68 moved him into to seventh overall (70-74-68—212) at 4 under. In mixed team, the U.S. sits in second at 19 under, two behind Colombia (-21).

Gymnastics – Trampoline

All four U.S. trampolinists advanced to the finals, led by Steven Gluckstein qualifying in second with a score of 103.170 and Clare Johnson finishing her compulsory routine in third with 93.600 points. 

Modern Pentathlon 

With qualification for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on the line, U.S. women Margaux Isaksen and Samantha Achterberg finished in eighth and 10th place. Brazil’s Yane Marques claimed gold, while Mexico’s Tamara Vega and Mayan Oliver took silver and bronze. MORE

Volleyball – Beach  

Kelley Larsen and Betsi Metter lost to Argentina, 2-0, and will play in the 5-8th Round match Monday (July 20) against Uruguay.

Volleyball – Indoor   

The U.S. women’s defeated Puerto Rico, 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25, 14) and improved to 2-0 in prelimary-round play. Up next, the U.S. will face Brazil Monday (July 20). MORE