Puerto Peñasco athletes bring home weightlifting / track & field medals

Rocky Point athletes bring home 11 medals from 2018 National Olympics and Youth Championship

Puerto Peñasco, Sonora; June 7th, 2018

After a great performance by Puerto Peñasco’s athletes at the 2018 National Olympics and Youth National Championship, eight athletes brought back eleven medals in track & field and weightlifting.

Municipal Athletic Director, Mario Lopez Palomo, explained the national weightlifting competition was held in Toluca, Mexico State from May 23rd through May 27th, while the national track & field meet was from May 31st to June 3rd.

In the weightlifting category, Abdeel Rodriguez Lugo and Alejandro Fernandez Lugo won 3 gold medals each; Sergio Luis Lara Villegas won 3 silver medals; Ivan Esteban Rodriguez Jimenez won a bronze medal; while Omar Aniceto obtained 5th place in the overall standings.

Meanwhile in track & field, Zamir Yanes Palomera obtained a silver medal in the Sub-18 4×100 meter relay. Juan Angel Cota Ibarra and Alonso Dominguez garnered 5th place in the high jump event.




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