Competition Results from the Pan-Am Olympic Qualification Tournament


Tuesday, December 11, 2007

The 2007 WTF Pan American Taekwondo Qualification Tournament took place on Dec. 8th and 9th 2007 in Cali, Colombia.  The tournament drew 85 players from 34 countries.

Venezuela came out as the most successful country with four berths for the taekwondo competition at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the United States and Brazil clinched three places each, while Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico earned two places each for the Beijing Olympic Games. Here are the detailed results:

Day 1 (Dec. 8th 2007):

Men’s -58kg category

1st : Marcio Wenceslau (Brazil)
2nd : Guillermo Perez (Mexico)
3rd : Gabriel Mercedes (Dominican Republic)

Men's -80kg category

1st : Juan Sanchez (Puerto Rico)
2nd : Miguel Adrian Ferrera (Honduras)
3rd : Carlos Vasquez (Venezuela)

Women’s -49kg category

1st : Gladis Mora (Colombia)
2nd : Dalia Contreras (Venezuela)
3rd : Charlotte Craig (USA)

Women's -67kg category

1st : Vanina Sanchez Beron (Argentina)
2nd : Karine Sergerie (Canada)
3rd : Asuncion Ocasio (Puerto Rico)


Day 2 (Dez. 9th 2007):

Men’s -68kg category

1st : Peter Lopez Santos (Peru)
2nd : Mark Lopez (USA)
3rd : Idulio Islas (Mexico)

Men's +80kg category

1st : Angel Matos (Cuba)
2nd : Kristopher Miotland (Costa Rica)
3rd : Juan Diaz (Venezuela)

Women’s -57kg category

1st : Debora Nunes (Brazil)
2nd : Diana Lopez (USA)
3rd : Doris Patino (Colombia)

Women's +67kg category

1st : Natalia Falavigna (Brazil)
2nd : Lorena Aida Benitez (Ecuador)
3rd : Adriana Carmona (Venezuela)

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