Nicaragua at the 2019 Pan American Games

Nicaragua competed at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru from July 26 to August 11, 2019.[1][2]

Nicaragua at the
2019 Pan American Games
Flag of Nicaragua.svg
IOC codeNCA
NOCNicaraguan Olympic Committee
in Lima, Peru
26 July–11 August, 2019
Competitors60 in 13 sports
Flag bearer Swan Mendoza (opening)
Medals
Ranked 29th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
3
Total
3
Pan American Games appearances (overview)

In June 2019, the Nicaraguan Olympic Committee named a team of 60 athletes (41 men and 19 women) competing in 13 sports.[3]

During the opening ceremony of the games, beach volleyball athlete Swan Mendoza carried the flag of the country as part of the parade of nations.[4][5]

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors (per gender) participating at the games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics (track and field) 0 1 1
Baseball 24 0 24
Beach volleyball 2 2 4
Bodybuilding 1 1 2
Boxing 4 5 9
Judo 0 1 1
Karate 3 0 3
Rowing 2 2 4
Taekwondo 1 1 2
Shooting 2 1 3
Swimming 2 2 4
Weightlifting 0 2 2
Wrestling 0 1 1
Total 41 19 60

MedalistsEdit

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

Athletics (track and field)Edit

Nicaragua entered one female athlete.[3] Originally two athletes were named to the team.[3]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are for the entire round
Women
Field event
Athlete Event Final
Distance Position
Dalila Rugama Javelin throw 47.66 14

BaseballEdit

Nicaragua qualified a men's team of 24 athletes by finishing in the top four at the 2019 Pan American Games Qualifier in Brazil.[6][7][8]

Roster
Player Pos. DOB and age Team League Birthplace
Jimmy Bermúdez P (1981-06-21)June 21, 1981 (aged 38)   Leones de León Nicaraguan Baseball League Ticuantepe, Nicaragua
Wilber Bucardo P (1987-11-20)November 20, 1987 (aged 31)   Tigres del Chinandega Nicaraguan Baseball League León, Nicaragua
Berman Espinoza P (1987-11-04)November 4, 1987 (aged 31)   Indios del Bóer Nicaraguan Baseball League Matagalpa, Nicaragua
Fidencio Flores P (1991-09-10)September 10, 1991 (aged 27)   Indios del Bóer Nicaraguan Baseball League El Sauce, Nicaragua
Elvin García P (1990-05-14)May 14, 1990 (aged 29)   Indios del Bóer Nicaraguan Baseball League Estelí, Nicaragua
Jesús Garrido P (1995-05-10)May 10, 1995 (aged 24)   Leones de León Nicaraguan Baseball League Chinandega, Nicaragua
Ernesto Glasgon P (1991-09-14)September 14, 1991 (aged 27)   Indios del Bóer Nicaraguan Baseball League Caribe Sur, Nicaragua
Elías Gutiérrez P (1994-12-11)December 11, 1994 (aged 24)   Leones de León Nicaraguan Baseball League Jinotega, Nicaragua
Wilton López P (1983-07-19)July 19, 1983 (aged 36) León, Nicaragua
Gustavo Martínez P (1975-11-09)November 9, 1975 (aged 43)   Gigantes de Rivas Nicaraguan Baseball League Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Junior Téllez P (1990-07-01)July 1, 1990 (aged 29)   Tigres del Chinandega Nicaraguan Baseball League León, Nicaragua
Luis Alen C (1985-04-16)April 16, 1985 (aged 34)   Leones de León Nicaraguan Baseball League Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela
Rafael Estrada C (1993-03-05)March 5, 1993 (aged 26)   Leones de León Nicaraguan Baseball League Jinotega, Nicaragua
Benjamín Alegría IF (1997-08-06)August 6, 1997 (aged 21)   Leones de León Nicaraguan Baseball League Managua, Nicaragua
Darrel Campbell IF (1981-12-29)December 29, 1981 (aged 37)   Gigantes de Rivas Nicaraguan Baseball League Bluefields, Nicaragua
Ofilio Castro IF (1983-08-18)August 18, 1983 (aged 35)   Leones de León Nicaraguan Baseball League Managua, Nicaragua
Marvin Martínez IF (1991-04-20)April 20, 1991 (aged 28)   Tigres del Chinandega Nicaraguan Baseball League León, Nicaragua
Edgard Montiel IF (1988-01-13)January 13, 1988 (aged 31)   Tigres del Chinandega Nicaraguan Baseball League Managua, Nicaragua
Wuillians Vasquez IF (1983-07-23)July 23, 1983 (aged 36)   Leones de León Nicaraguan Baseball League Acarigua, Venezuela
Isaac Benard OF (1996-01-02)January 2, 1996 (aged 23)   Florence Freedom Frontier League West Richland, Washington, United States
Dwight Britton OF (1987-07-17)July 17, 1987 (aged 32)   Leones de León Nicaraguan Baseball League Corn Islands, Nicaragua
Jilton Calderón OF (1988-09-16)September 16, 1988 (aged 30)   Indios del Bóer Nicaraguan Baseball League Jinotepe, Nicaragua
Javier Robles OF (1994-08-10)August 10, 1994 (aged 24)   Indios del Bóer Nicaraguan Baseball League Masaya, Nicaragua
Norlando Valle OF (1994-08-02)August 2, 1994 (aged 24)   Tigres del Chinandega Nicaraguan Baseball League León, Nicaragua
Group A
GP W L RS RA DIFF
  Puerto Rico 3 3 0 13 5 +8
  Nicaragua 3 2 1 17 9 +8
  Dominican Republic 3 1 2 13 9 +4
  Peru 3 0 3 4 24 −14
Qualified for the Super round


July 30
10:05
Puerto Rico   7–3   Nicaragua Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,059
Boxscore

July 31
10:05
Nicaragua   4–2   Dominican Republic Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 577
Boxscore

August 1
19:05
Peru   0–10 (F/7)   Nicaragua Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,994
Boxscore
Super round
GP W L RS RA DIFF
  Puerto Rico 3 3 0 17 9 +8
  Canada 3 2 1 25 11 +14
  Colombia 3 1 2 15 13 +2
  Nicaragua 3 0 3 4 28 −24


August 2
19:05
Nicaragua   1–11 (F/7)   Colombia Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,513
Boxscore

August 3
15:05
Nicaragua   0–10 (F/7)   Canada Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: 1,979
Boxscore
Bronze medal match
August 4
11:05
Colombia   0–6   Nicaragua   Baseball Stadium, Lima
Attendance: N/A
Boxscore


Beach volleyballEdit

Nicaragua qualified four beach volleyball athletes (two men and two women).[9][10]

Athletes Event Preliminary Round Qualifying round Placement round Placement match Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rubén Mora
Danny López
Men's   Nusbaum /
Plantinga (CAN)
L 0–2 (20–22, 28–30)
  M. Grimalt /
E. Grimalt (CHI)
L 1–2 (19–21, 21–19, 13–15)
  Ontiveros/
Virgen (MEX)
L 0–2 (16–21, 17–21)
4 Did not qualify   Vásquez /
Seminario (PER)
W 2–0 (21–7, 21–15)
  Alpízar /
Valenciano (CRC)
W 2–0 (21–16, 21–14)
13
Swan Mendoza
Lolette Rodriguez
Women's   Harnett /
Lapointe (CAN)
L 1–2 (17–21, 21–14, 9–15)
  Gallay /
Pereyra (ARG)
L 0–2 (12–21, 11–21)
  Alvarado /
Bethancourt (GUA)
W 2–0 (21–15, 21–18)
3 Q   Araya /
Valenciano (CRC)
L 0–2 (14–21, 16–21)
  Allcca /
Mendoza (PER)
L 1–2 (21–18, 22–24, 11–15)
  Orellana /
Revuelta (MEX)
L 0–2 (16–21, 18–21)
12

BodybuildingEdit

Nicaragua qualified a full team of two bodybuilders (one male and one female).[11]

Athlete Event Prejudging Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Jorge Callejas Men's classic bodybuilding N/A 79 6
Grace Callejas Women's bikini fitness N/A Did not advance
  • No results were provided for the prejudging round, with only the top six advancing.

BoxingEdit

Nicaragua qualified nine boxers (four men and five women).[12][13][14]

Men
Athlete Event Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Kevin Arias 49 kg   Bezerra (BRA)
W 3–2
  Martínez (COL)
L 0–5
Did not advance  
Jimmy Brenes 69 kg   Iglesias (CUB)
L 0–5
Did not advance
Lesther Espino 75 kg   Prince (TRI)
W RSC
  López (CUB)
L 0–5
Did not advance  
Darwin Rodríguez +91 kg   Brown (JAM)
L 2–3
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Katy Esquivel 51 kg   Hernández (DOM)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Keyling Reyes 57 kg   Romeu (BRA)
L RSC
Did not advance
Scarleth Ojeda 60 kg   Falcon (MEX)
L 0–5
Did not advance
Keyling Osejo 69 kg   Cruz (MEX)
L 0–5
Did not advance
Fredly Ramírez 75 kg   Figueiredo (BRA)
L 0–5
Did not advance

JudoEdit

Nicaragua qualified one female judoka.[15]

Women
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Izayana Marenco +78 kg Bye   Cutro-Kelly (USA)
L 00S3–100S1
Did not advance   Wood (TRI)
W 100–000
  Souza (BRA)
L 00S2–100
=5

KarateEdit

Nicaragua qualified three male karatekas.[16] The team of three athletes was disqualified in the bronze medal match versus Brazil for going over the time limit.[17]

Kata
Men
Athlete Event Round Robin Final / BM
Points Rank Opposition
Result
Rank
Alejandro Hernandez
Daniel Lira
Franklin Sanchez
Team kata 21.40 3 QB   Brazil
L 0–24.42
=5

RowingEdit

Nicaragua qualified two female rowers.[18] Later two male quotas were redistributed to the country.

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Felix Potoy
Eddy Vanega
Men's double sculls 7:00.61 6 R 6:48.75 4 FB 7:08.66 10
Evidelia Gonzalez
Ana Vanegas
Women's pair 7:54.47 5 FA N/A 8:07.30 5

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A; FB=Final B; R=Repechage

  • Results given are within the heat.

ShootingEdit

Nicaragua received three reallocated sports in shooting (two men and one woman).[3]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Angel Barquero Men's 10 m air pistol 552 29 Did not advance
Rafael Lacayo 556 28 Did not advance
Maria Lopez Women's 10 m air rifle 579.4 24 Did not advance
50 m rifle three positions 1129 17 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Nicaragua qualified four swimmers (two men and two women).[19]

Key
  • Note – Ranks given are for the entire round

Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Miguel Mena Men's 50 m freestyle 24.00 26 Did not advance
Men's 100 m freestyle 52.07 19 Did not advance
Men's 200 m freestyle 1:57.67 20 Did not advance
Eisner Barbarena Men's 100 m backstroke 1:00.52 23 Did not advance
Men's 200 m backstroke 2:15.83 23 Did not advance
María Hernández Women's 50 m freestyle 27.74 25 Did not advance
Women's 200 m freestyle 2:17.25 23 Did not advance
Women's 100 m backstroke 1:11.75 24 Did not advance
Maria Schutzmeier Women's 100 m freestyle 59.32 20 Did not advance
Women's 100 m butterfly 1:03.99 18 Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

Nicaragua qualified one male and one female taekwondo practitioner.[20]

Kyorugi
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Jerry Mansell Men's 58 kg   Oblitas (PER)
L 8–19
Did not advance
Solansh Vargas Women's 49 kg   Canseco (PER)
L 8–11
Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Nicaragua qualified two female weightlifters.[21]

Women
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
María Navarro 49 kg 60 11 83 9 143 9
Sema Ludrick 64 kg 89 5 112 5 222 5

WrestlingEdit

Nicaragua received one wild card in the women's freestyle discipline.[22]

Freestyle
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Paula Ramírez 57 kg Bye   Burkert (USA)
L 0–10
Did not advance N/A   Penalber (BRA)
L 2–2F
=5

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