Paraguay at the 2015 Pan American Games

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

Paraguay at the
2015 Pan American Games
Flag of Paraguay.svg
IOC codePAR
NOCComité Olímpico Paraguayo
Websitewww.cop.org.py
in Toronto, Canada
10–26 July 2015
Competitors49 in 14 sports
Flag bearer (opening)Benjamin Hockin
Flag bearer (closing)Anna Camila Pirelli
Medals
Ranked =20th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
3
Pan American Games appearances (overview)

Swimmer Benjamin Hockin was the flagbearer of the country at the opening ceremony.[2]

CompetitorsEdit

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

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 2 3
Canoeing 0 1 1
Football 18 0 18
Golf 1 2 3
Roller sports 1 0 1
Rowing 3 2 5
Shooting 1 0 1
Squash 1 0 1
Swimming 5 1 6
Table tennis 3 0 3
Taekwondo 1 0 1
Tennis 1 3 4
Triathlon 0 1 1
Wrestling 0 1 1
Total 36 13 49

MedalistsEdit

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

AthleticsEdit

Paraguay qualified three athletes (one man and two women).

Men
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Víctor Fatecha Javelin throw 73.81 10
Women
Road events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Carmen Martinez Marathon DNF
Combined events – Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Anna Camila Pirelli Result 13.72 1.56 13.32 25.48 5.54 47.38 2:18.59 5663 SB 9
Points 1082 689 749 843 712 809 843
Key
  • SB = Seasonal best
  • DNF = Did not finish

CanoeingEdit

SlalomEdit

Paraguay qualified the following boats:[3]

Athlete(s) Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ana Fernández Women's C-1 153.92 4 194.49 4 206.49 4 189.03 5 Did not advance
Women's K-1 188.20 7 DNS 394.20 7 270.98 7 DNF

FootballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Paraguay qualified a men's team of 18 athletes.[4]

Roster

The following is Paraguay's men's football squad for the 2015 Pan American Games.[5]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Ignacio Don (1982-02-28) February 28, 1982 (age 40)   Nacional
12 1GK Gabriel Perrota (1998-12-26) December 26, 1998 (age 23)   Nacional
13 2DF Juan Escobar (1995-07-03) July 3, 1995 (age 27)   Sportivo Luqueno
4 2DF Gustavo Villamayor (1993-03-29) March 29, 1993 (age 29) Unattached
3 2DF Luis Gimenez (1998-08-01) August 1, 1998 (age 24)   Olimpia
5 2DF Ivan Cañete (1995-04-22) April 22, 1995 (age 27)   Atletico Madrid
2 2DF Miller Mareco (1994-01-31) January 31, 1994 (age 28)   San Lorenzo
6 3MF Ivan Ramirez (1994-12-08) December 8, 1994 (age 27) Unattached
7 3MF Alan Benítez (1994-01-25) January 25, 1994 (age 28) Unattached
8 3MF Angel Cardozo (1994-10-19) October 19, 1994 (age 27) Unattached
11 3MF Derlis Alegre (1994-01-10) January 10, 1994 (age 28)   Sportivo Luqueno
14 3MF Cristhian Paredes (1998-05-18) May 18, 1998 (age 24)   Sol de America
15 3MF Arturo Aranda (1998-04-20) April 20, 1998 (age 24)   Libertad
17 3MF Walter Clar (1994-09-27) September 27, 1994 (age 28)   Rubio Ñu
9 4FW Walter González (1995-05-21) May 21, 1995 (age 27)   Olimpia
10 4FW Miguel Almirón (1994-02-10) February 10, 1994 (age 28)   Cerro Porteño
16 4FW Sebastián Ferreira (1998-02-13) February 13, 1998 (age 24)   Olimpia
18 4FW Cristian Colman (1994-02-26) February 26, 1994 (age 28)   Nacional
Group B
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Mexico 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 7 Medal round
2   Uruguay 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4 6
3   Paraguay 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3 4
4   Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 3 13 −10 0
Source: Toronto 2015
Paraguay  1–1  Mexico
Cardozo   71' Report Zúñiga   15'

Paraguay  5–1  Trinidad and Tobago
Ferreira   63', 71'
Ramírez   65'
Alegre   76'
Aranda   79'
Report Garcia   53'

Uruguay  1–0  Paraguay
Gorriarán   52' Report

GolfEdit

Paraguay qualified a team of three golfers (one man and two women).[6]

Athlete(s) Event Final
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total Rank
Gustavo Silvero Men's individual 80 83 79 74 316 (+28) =31
Milagros Chaves Women's individual 83 73 73 73 302 (+14) 10
Julieta Granada 68 71 72 72 283 (–5)  
Gustavo Silvero
Milagros Chaves
Julieta Granada
Mixed team 148 154 151 146 599 (+23) =10

Roller sportsEdit

Paraguay qualified one male athlete.[7]

FigureEdit

Men
Athlete Event Short program Free program Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Víctor López Free skating 120.20 5 Q 115.40 5 466.40 5

RowingEdit

Paraguay qualified a total of five rowers and four boats (three male and two female).

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Arturo Rivarola Men's single sculls (M1x) 7.46.35 6 R 8.02.01 5 FB 8:09.37 7
Franco Chiola
Daniel Sosa
Men's double sculls (M2x) 7:06.97 6 R 7:19.25 4 FB 7:01.43 10
Alejandra Alonso Women's single sculls (W1x) 8:02.95 4 R 8:42.41 2 FA 7:57.05 6
Gabriela Mosqueira Women's lightweight single sculls (LW1x) 8:20.42 4 R 8:50.50 3 FB 9:57.20 7

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

ShootingEdit

Paraguay qualified one shooter.[8]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Paulo Reichardt Trap 95 24 Did not advance
Double trap 108 13 Did not advance

SquashEdit

Paraguay received a men's wildcard slot.

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Nicolas Caballero Men's singles   Khalil (GUY)
W (11–2, 11–5, 11–4)
  Salazar (MEX)
L (6–11, 4–11, 7–11)
Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Paraguay qualified six swimmers (five men and one woman).

Key
  • Note – Ranks given for swimming events are for all heats
  • FA = Qualified for the A Final
  • FB = Qualified for the B Final
  • NR = National record
Men
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Maximiliano Abreu 200 m butterfly 2:05.61 15 FB 2:06.91 15
Benjamin Hockin 100 m freestyle 50.14 12 FB 49.88 10
200 m freestyle 1:49.59 8 FA 1:50.03 8
100 m butterfly 53.63 11 FB 53.45 9
Charles Hockin 50 m freestyle 23.57 15 FB 23.76 16
100 m backstroke 56.56 10 FB 57.25 11
200 m backstroke 2:10.94 21 Did not advance
Matías López 200 m backstroke 2:01.05 6 FA 2:00.91 NR 7
200 m individual medley 2:05.09 NR 12 FB 2:04.94 NR 13
400 m individual medley 4:30.27 NR 14 FB 4:27.47 NR 14
Renato Prono 100 m breaststroke 1:03.75 13 FB 1:04.57 15
200 m breaststroke 2:27.13 21 Did not advance
Maximiliano Abreu
Benjamin Hockin
Charles Hockin
Matías López
4 × 100 metre freestyle relay 3:36.52 6 FA 3:27.60 6
Maximiliano Abreu
Benjamin Hockin
Charles Hockin
Matías López
Renato Prono
4 × 100 metre medley relay 3:47.72 8 FA 3:45.37 8
Women
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Karen Riveros 50 m freestyle 27.17 20 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 58.94 23 Did not advance
200 m freestyle 2:10.32 19 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

Paraguay qualified a men's team of three athletes. The men's table tennis team won a silver medal, the first ever for the country in table tennis at the Pan American Games. The silver also equaled the best result by any athlete/team from the country at the games.[9]

Men
Athlete Event Group Stage Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Marcelo Aguirre Singles   Blas (PER)
W 4–2
  Gonzalez (PUR)
W 4–0
  Villa (MEX)
W 4–1
1 Q Bye   Tabachnik (ARG)
L 2–4
Did not advance =9
Axel Gavilan   Tabachnik (ARG)
L 1–4
  Diaz (VEN)
L 3–4
  Afanador (PUR)
L 1–4
4 Did not advance
Alejandro Toranzos   Mino (ECU)
L 0–4
  Gatica (GUA)
W 4–0
  Campos (CUB)
L 2–4
3 Did not advance
Marcelo Aguirre
Axel Gavilan
Alejandro Toranzos
Team   Cuba
W 3–1
  Chile
L 2–3
1 Q   Mexico
W 3–0
  Puerto Rico
W 3–0
  Brazil
L 0–3
 

TaekwondoEdit

Paraguay received a wildcard to enter one male athlete.[10] Matias Fernandez was disqualified prior to the event, and did not compete.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Matias Fernandez 58 kg   Carlos Navarro (MEX)
L DSQ
Did not advance   Harold Avella (COL)
L DSQ
Did not advance

TennisEdit

Paraguay qualified four tennis players (one male and three female).[11]

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
Diego Galeano Men's singles   Hernández (CUB)
W 6–3, 6–1
  Arévalo (ESA)
W 7–5, 6–3
  Lapentti (ECU)
W 6–3, 6–2
  Andreozzi (ARG)
L 6–2, 1–6, 6–7 6–8
Did not advance =5
Camila Giangreco Campiz Women's singles   Gámiz (VEN)
L 3–6, 5–7
Did not advance =17
Montserrat González   Herazo (COL)
W 6–3, 6–7, 5–7 6–3
  Zhao (CAN)
L 4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Did not advance =9
Verónica Cepede Royg   Ormaechea (ARG)
W 7–6, 9–7 6–4
  Gonçalves (BRA)
W 6–4, 6–1
  Davis (USA)
L 2–6, 6–3, 3–6
Did not advance =5
Camila Giangreco Campiz
Montserrat González
Women's doubles   Dabrowski /
Zhao (CAN)
L 2–6, 3–6
Did not advance =5
Diego Galeano
Verónica Cepede Royg
Mixed doubles   Subervi /
Segarelli (DOM)
W 6–4, 5–7, [10–5]
  Austin /
Vickery (USA)
W 6–0, 6–3
  Andreozzi /
Irigoyen (ARG)
L 6–1, 3–6, [7–10]
  Struvay /
Duque (COL)
W 6–3, 7–5
 

TriathlonEdit

Paraguay received a wildcard to enter one female triathlete.[12]

Women
Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Rank
Nicole Wood Individual 25:16 0:54 LAP

WrestlingEdit

Paraguay received one wildcard in women's freestyle. However, later Stephanie Bragayrac was disqualified from the games for doping. Bragayrac did not compete in the event, and her opponent in the first round won by default.[13]

Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Stephanie Bragayrac 63 kg   Dennisse Antes (ECU)
L DQ
Did not advance

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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