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USA Judo Team wins Silver in the Mixed Team Event

Nov. 29, 2021, 11:25 a.m. (ET)

USA Judo Team wins Silver in the Mixed Team Event to close out inaugural Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia

The USA Judo Team won the silver medal in today’s Mixed Team event at the inaugural Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia. Brazil took gold with Cuba and the Dominican Republic capturing the bronze. USA Judo closes out the event with a total of seven medals. The multi-sport Junior Pan American Games opened on Thursday, November 25 with the Opening Ceremony and will go through December 5, 2021.

2021 USA Judo Junior Pan American Games Team – SILVER Medal

Female:

Nicole Cancela -52kg - Fifth Place
Tasha Cancela -57kg - GOLD Medal
Sara Golden -63kg - BRONZE Medal
Natalija Stanojevic -78kg - Did not compete individually

Male:

Jack Yonezuka -66kg - SILVER Medal
Nicholas Rodriguez -73kg - BRONZE Medal
Nicolas Yonezuka Jr. -81kg - First round
Alexander Knauf -90kg - GOLD Medal
Christian Konoval +100kg - BRONZE Medal

Coaches:

Nicolas Yonezuka Sr.
Colton Brown