Infantil Pan Am Championships Results

Nov. 18, 2018 4:33 p.m. (ET)

The USA Judo Infantil Pan Am Team brings home 17 medals from Guyaquil, Ecuador.

On day one of the Infantil Pan Am Championships the U13 Team gave a good performance bringing home 2 gold medals, 2 silver, and 4 bronze. Some notable performances were Nicole Cancela and Shavon Gonzales both beating their Brazilian opponents in the finals.

Medals won:

-38kg Nicole Cancela
+52kg Shavon Gonzalez

-38kg Kevin Docarmo
-47kg Jeralyn Montejo

-31kg Alan Salguero-
-38kg Jasmine Macias
-42kg Anatoly Fidelman
-47kg Tae Yeon Paik


On day two, the U15 Team had an impressive day winning 4 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze medals. Some of the notable performances of the day include:

  • Christopher Velazco with his tenacity throughout the day, multiple golden score matches, and a brilliant final over Brazil.
  • Alex Semenenko, who finished the day with a gold over silver medalist and teammate Randey Gil! Way to go guys!
  • Dominic Rodriguez displayed his ever-growing arsenal of throws and capped off his day by beating a tough Ecuadorian in the final for gold! Dominic has earned 3 gold's and 1 silver in the last 4 Pan Am's!
  • Karlee Carrouth dominated her opponents en route to the gold medal match; after 2 minutes into a hard-fought contest Karlee threw a beautiful ippon, in dramatic fashion, for the win over a tough Brazilian opponent.

Medals won:

-40kg Chiristopher Velazco
-58kg Dominic Rodriquez
-64kg Karlee Carrouth
+64kg Alex Semenenko

-40kg Sarah Ann Calinaya
+64kg Randey Gil

-40kg Maia Waggoner
-64kg Tara Sanchez
-53kg Omer Barak


Go Team USA!

Photos: Coming soon.