El Salvador at the 2015 Pan American Games

El Salvador competed in the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from July 10 to 26, 2015.[1]

El Salvador at the
2015 Pan American Games
Flag of El Salvador.svg
IOC codeESA
NOCEl Salvador Olympic Committee
in Toronto
10–26 July 2015
Competitors52 in 21 sports
Flag bearer Marcelo Acosta (opening)
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
3
Pan American Games appearances (overview)

On July 2, 2015 swimmer Marcelo Acosta was named the flagbearer of the team during the opening ceremony.[2]

CompetitorsEdit

The following table lists El Salvador's delegation per sport and gender.

Sport Men Women Total
Archery 1 1 2
Athletics 1 1 2
Badminton 1 1 2
Beach volleyball 2 2 4
Bowling 2 2 4
Boxing 0 1 1
Cycling 0 2 2
Equestrian 1 1 2
Fencing 0 3 3
Gymnastics 1 0 1
Judo 3 0 3
Karate 1 0 1
Roller sports 1 1 2
Rowing 1 3 4
Sailing 1 0 1
Shooting 6 3 9
Swimming 2 2 4
Taekwondo 0 1 1
Tennis 1 0 1
Weightlifting 1 1 2
Wrestling 1 0 1
Total 27 25 52

MedalistsEdit

The following competitors from El Salvador won medals at the games. In the by discipline sections below, medalists' names are bolded.

ArcheryEdit

El Salvador qualified one male and one female archer.[3]

Athlete Event Ranking Round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM Rank
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Oscar Guillén Men's individual 618 28   Álvarez (MEX)
L 0–6
Did not advance
Elena Abullarade Women's individual 563 30   Lorig (USA)
L 2–6
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

El Salvador qualified one male and one female athlete.

Road and track events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Luis Lopez Men's 20 km walk 1:42:03 10
Cristina López Women's 20 km walk 1:47:33 13

BadmintonEdit

El Salvador qualified a team of two athletes (one man and one woman).[4]

Athlete Event First round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Jassiel Hernandez Men's singles Bye   Muňoz (MEX)
L (5–21, 6–21)
Did not advance
Fatima Fuentes Women's singles Bye   Bernatene (ARG)
W (21–15, 21–13)
  Li (CAN)
L (4–21, 10–21)
Did not advance
Jassiel Hernandez
Fatima Fuentes
Mixed doubles N/A   Martinez
/ Oropeza (CUB)
L (11–21, 6–21)
Did not advance

Beach volleyballEdit

El Salvador qualified a men's and women's pair for a total of four athletes.[5]

Athlete Event Preliminary Round Quarterfinals 9th to 12th Round 13th to 16th Round 13th place match 11th place match Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Carlos Talavera
David Vargas
Men's   Grimalt / Grimalt (CHI)
L (11-21, 12-21)
  Haddock / Rodriguez (PUR)
L (15-21, 15-21)
  Whitfield / Williams (TTO)
L (15-21, 24-26)
N/A N/A   Garcia Betancourt / Recinos Ocaña (GUA)
W (18-21, 21-14, 21-19)
  Bissette / Clercent (LCA)
W (22-20, 17-21, 15-10)
N/A 13
Laura Molina
Ivonne Soler
Women's   Larsen / Metter (USA)
L (12-21, 14-21)
  Galindo / Galindo (COL)
L (18-21, 12-21)
  Orellana / Recinos (GUA)
W (21-18, 23-21, 15-12)
  Gomez / Nieto (URU)
L (12-21, 16-21)
  Mardones / Rivas (CHI)
L (15-21, 21-19, 15-8)
N/A N/A   Bernier Colon / Torruella (PUR)
W (23-25, 21-19, 16-14)
11

BowlingEdit

El Salvador qualified a full team of four athletes (two men and two women).

Singles
Athlete Event Qualification Round Robin Semifinals Finals
Block 1 (Games 1–6) Block 2 (Games 7–12) Total Average Rank Total Average Grand Total Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Julio Acosta Men's 176 193 158 195 211 194 167 236 187 182 158 216 2273 189.4 23 Did not advance 23
Giancarlo Mateucci 239 200 222 236 204 179 180 194 165 166 157 169 2311 192.6 19 Did not advance 19
Eugenia Quintanilla Women's 220 176 246 159 191 178 161 168 166 166 223 232 2286 190.5 21 Did not advance 21
Marcela Sanchez 138 199 185 161 164 229 237 269 207 222 168 233 2412 201.0 11 Did not advance 11
Doubles
Athlete Event Block 1 (Games 1–6) Block 2 (Games 7–12) Grand Total Final Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Average 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total Average
Julio Acosta
Giancarlo Mateucci
Men's 173 157 163 213 178 196 1080 180.0 207 170 232 176 180 217 2262 188.5 4729 10
244 191 218 213 228 170 1264 210.7 201 165 183 202 208 244 2467 205.6
Eugenia Quintanilla
Marcela Sanchez
Women's 197 180 182 198 181 202 1140 190.0 236 188 256 189 208 209 2426 202.2 4779 6
187 191 188 161 225 170 1122 187.0 152 190 215 191 187 296 2353 196.1

BoxingEdit

El Salvador qualified one female boxer.

Woman
Athlete Event Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Karla Herrera Light welterweight   Mirquin Sena (DOM)
L 1–2
Did not advance

CyclingEdit

 
Cyclist Evelyn García won a bronze medal in the women's individual road time trial

El Salvador qualified two female cyclists (one each for road and track events).

RoadEdit

Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Evelyn García Road race 2:07:53 18
Time trial 27:20.24  

TrackEdit

Keirin
Athlete Event 1st round Final
Rank Rank
Karen Cruz Women's keirin 3 Q 4
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition Opposition Opposition Opposition Opposition Rank
Karen Cruz 11.887 9 Q   Lisandra Guerra (CUB)
L
2 Did not advance

EquestrianEdit

El Salvador qualified two athletes in the eventing competition.

EventingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
Sofia Baussan Augspuer Durango Individual 61.60 =26 12.40 21 19.00 =30 93.00 24
Jose Romano Hijo Bucefalo 67.40 =38 Eliminated

FencingEdit

El Salvador qualified 3 fencers (3 women).

Athlete Event Pool Round Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Result Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Fatima Tobar Women's Sabre 1 13   Mariel Zagunis (USA)
L 2–15
Did not advance
Alba Marroquin Castañeda 1 16   Paola Pliego (MEX)
L 8–15
Did not advance
Madeline Hernandez Elias
Alba Marroquin Castañeda
Fatima Tobar
Women's Sabre Team N/A   United States (USA)
L 25–45
Did not advance 8

GymnasticsEdit

El Salvador qualified one male gymnast.[6] Pablo Velasquez originally was the first reserve after qualification but later competed in the final.

Artistic
Men
Individual Qualification
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Pablo Velasquez Qualification 12.200 12.300 12.300 12.900 11.350 10.850 71.900 28 R 12.400 12.150 11.400 13.850 11.150 10.950 71.900 20

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualified to apparatus final

JudoEdit

El Salvador qualified a team of four judokas (three men and one woman).[7] However, they did not register the female athlete for the competition.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Gustavo Lopez Aguilera −66 kg N/A   Charles Chibana (BRA)
L 000–100
N/A   Wander Mateo (DOM)
L 000–100
Did not advance 7
Juan Rosa −73 kg N/A   Alex William Pombo Silva (BRA)
L 000–100
N/A   Fernando Ibañez (ECU)
L 000S3–001S2
Did not advance 7
Juan Diego Turcios −81 kg   Pedro Castro (COL)
L 001S3–000S2
Did not advance

KarateEdit

El Salvador qualified 1 athlete. Jorge Merino had the country's highest placement, a silver medal finish.

Athlete Event Round Robin Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Jorge Merino Men's –84 kg   Cesar Herrera (VEN)
L 0–1
  Sarmen Sinani (CAN)
W 6–1
  Jorge Acevedo (CHI)
W 3–1
2   Andres Loor (ECU)
W 2–0
  Miguel Amargós (ARG)
L 1–3
 

Roller sportsEdit

El Salvador qualified one male and one female roller skater.

Speed
Athlete Event Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time/Points Rank
Odir Miranda Men's 200 m time trial N/A 17.738 10
Men's 500 m 41.197 6 Did not advance
Men's 10,000 m points race N/A Did not finish
Judith Lopez Women's 200 m time trial N/A 20.325 10
Women's 10,000 m points race N/A Did not finish

RowingEdit

El Salvador qualified 3 boats and four athletes (one male and three female).

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gerson Hernandez Men's Single Sculls 7.37.47 5 R 7.47.06 4 FB 8:32.26 10
Jessica Hernandez Women's Single Sculls 8:28.06 4 R 9:04.26 5 FB 8:08.68 7
Adriana Escobar
Karla Calvo
Women's Lwt Double Sculls 7:57.81 3 R 8:00.97 5 FB 7:23.83 8

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); R=Repechage

SailingEdit

El Salvador qualified one sailor.[8]

Athlete Event Race Net
Points
Final
Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Enrique Arathoon Laser 8 5 9 (13) 7 9 13 12 11 9 11 11 N/A 105 11

ShootingEdit

El Salvador qualified 9 shooters (six male and three female).[9]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Andres Amador Skeet 87 26 Did not advance
Trap Did not start
Hermes Barahona 25 metre rapid fire pistol 536-11x 14 N/A Did not advance
10 metre air pistol 556-10x 24 N/A Did not advance
Antonio Ferracuti Skeet Did not start
Trap 54 29 Did not advance
Israel Gutierrez 50 metre rifle three positions 1113-29x 19 N/A Did not advance
50 metre rifle prone 606.4 24 N/A Did not advance
10 metre air rifle 607.0 14 N/A Did not advance
Jorge Pimentel 50 metre pistol 503-03x 25 N/A Did not advance
10 metre air pistol 560-15x 19 N/A Did not advance
Oliser Zelaya 50 metre rifle three positions 1118-31x 18 N/A Did not advance
50 metre rifle prone 599.9 27 N/A Did not advance
10 metre air rifle 601.9 19 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Lilian Castro 25 metre pistol 539-04x 19 Did not advance
10 metre air pistol 371-08x 6 Q N/A 172.0  
Johana Pineda 50 metre rifle three positions 565-18x 16 N/A Did not advance
10 metre air rifle 401.2 20 N/A Did not advance
Ana Ramirez 50 metre rifle three positions 581-21x 2 Q N/A 393.2 7
10 metre air rifle 413.3 2 Q N/A 100.3 7

SwimmingEdit

El Salvador qualified four swimmers (two men and two women).

Key
  • Note – Ranks given for swimming events are for all heats
  • FB = Qualified for the B Final
  • DNS = Did not start

Men
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Marcelo Acosta Men's 100 m freestyle 53.40 21 Did not advance
Men's 200 m freestyle 1:51.77 14 QB 1:50.95 11
Men's 400 m freestyle 3:54.83 13 QB 3:51.12 9
Men's 1500 m freestyle N/A 15:16.26 4
Rafael Alfaro Men's 100 m breaststroke 1:05.50 17 Did not advance
Men's 200 m breaststroke 2:21.05 18 Did not advance
Men's 200 metre individual medley 2:03.89 10 QB 2:02.55 9
Men's 400 metre individual medley 4:29.81 13 QB 4:27.40 13
Rebeca Quinteros Women's 200 m freestyle 2:05.26 13 QB 2:06.19 16
Women's 400 m freestyle 4:29.19 16 QB 4:27.89 15
Women's 800 m freestyle N/A 9:07.98 14
Fatima Flores Guzman Women's 10 km open water N/A 2:14:15.0 14

TaekwondoEdit

El Salvador received a wildcard to enter one female athlete.[10]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Vanessa Vazquez Women's -57kg   Paulina Armeria (MEX)
L 2–3
Did not advance   Celina Proffen (ARG)
L 1–5
Did not advance 7

TennisEdit

El Salvador qualified one athlete in the men's singles event.[11]

Men
Athlete Event First round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Marcelo Arévalo Singles Bye   Galeano (PAR)
L (5–7, 3–6)
Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

El Salvador qualified one male and one female weightlifter.[12][13]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Julio Salamanca Men's 62 kg 120 4 155 4 275 4
Genesis Murcia Women's 48 kg 70 9 88 8 158 8

WrestlingEdit

El Salvador received one wildcard.

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Luis Portillo 65 kg   Mendieta (NCA)
W 10–0
  Garcia (CAN)
L 0–8
Did not advance

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Marcelo Acosta será el abanderado en Panamericanos de Toronto" [Marcelo Acosta will be the flagbearer in Pan American Games] (in Spanish). La Prensa Grafica. 2 July 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
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  5. ^ "Beach Volleyball starts on Monday at the Pan American Games". www.norceca.net/. North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA). 11 July 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Países clasificnados a Juegos Panamericanos 2015 Gimnasia Artística Masculina" [Qualified Places for the 2015 Pan American Games Men's Artistic Gymnastics] (PDF) (in Spanish). Pan American Gymnastics Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 September 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
  7. ^ "Pan American Judo Rankings" (PDF). Pan American Judo Confederation. 25 April 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Status of NOC Qualification - 2015 Pan American Games Sailing Competition" (PDF). Pan American Sailing Federation. 31 January 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  9. ^ "Pan Am Quotas 2015 Preliminary by Countries" (PDF). Shooting Confederation of the Americas (CAT). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 January 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  10. ^ Korram, Alex (20 March 2015). "Wild Cards for Toronto 2015". Mastaekwondo. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  11. ^ "2015 Panam Games-Acceptance Lists - Jun5". www.scribd.com/. Pan American Tennis Confederation. 5 June 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  12. ^ "Clasificacion Por Equipos Rama Masculina Juegos Pan Americanos 2015" [Qualification for men's teams at the 2015 Pan American Games] (in Spanish). Pan American Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  13. ^ "Clasificacion Por Equipos Rama Femenina Juegos Pan Americanos 2015" [Qualification for women's teams at the 2015 Pan American Games] (in Spanish). Pan American Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 19 October 2014.