Tec athletes shined: They won five medals for Mexico at the 2023 Pan American Games

At least 5 of the 142 medals she won Mexican delegation In the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games Obtained by athletes from Tech de Monterrey.

It’s about 3 gold and 2 bronze Obtained by athletes from Borregos and EXATEC in continental competition.

Likewise, he represents Mexico At least 22 athletes from the Tec de Monterrey community attended Who participated individually or as a team in 8 disciplines.

“As an institution, we are sure that everyone will place Mexico’s name remained high“, Comment Emilio AlvarezNational Director of Athletics Borregos before the start of the competition.

– Gold medals

Seo Hyun Cecilia Lee (Taekwondo)

The first-semester organizational psychology student at the Monterey campus took the stage as a major Taekwondo Poomsae (forms) And in class Mixed couples When practicing dumbbells with taekwondo William de Jesus Arroyo.

The sports couple who actually won gold in World Poomsae Championships 2022was able to beat Nicaragua and Puerto Rico in the qualifying rounds of the competition in this way

Mariana Aguilar Chavez Pune (sailing)

Mariana got 40th gold medal for Mexico In sports competition in the field iQfoil Women’s Sail He shared the podium with Demita Vega, who finished third.

Economics student on the Santa Fe campus now He received a qualification card for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

– Rebeca Bernal and Greta Espinosa (soccer)

the Xatic to Pribatic, Rebecca BernalShe helped the Mexican women’s national team capture the gold medal in women’s soccer for the first time at the Pan American Games with a goal.

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In addition, Greta EspinosaHe graduated from a master’s degree in management Egged Business School From Tech Company And a player Women tigers He was part of the starting team that beat Chile in the final.

– Bronze medals

Seo Hyun Cecilia Lee (Taekwondo)

Individually, Sissy too I was able to give the bronze medal to Mexico In the discipline of taekwondo forms, Which it actually was The first medal for the Mexican delegation In the exhibition, she defeated Chilean Constanza Moya.

Karen Rivera and Celeste Vela (women’s indoor volleyball)

Karen Rivera, who is studying a master’s degree in information technology at the Chihuahua campus, was part of the select group Women’s indoor volleyball Who won third place in the continental competition.

Karen, who had 22 points Second top scorer for the Mexican national teamput his talent to help the Tricolor team beat Argentina in five sets.

also, celeste villa, exit from Prepatek Guadalajara, She was part of the women’s indoor volleyball team that reached the podium.

Mexico makes a historical mark

With his participation in Santiago 2023 Pan American GamesMexico achieved its best performance in a continental competition of this type, winning 142 medals.

The Mexican delegation received 52 gold, 38 silver and 52 bronze medals In women’s, men’s and mixed categories.

With this harvest of medals, Mexico finished third in the competition. First place was obtained United StateWith 286 medals (124 gold, 75 silver, 87 bronze); Second place went to Brazil with 205 medals (66 gold, 73 silver, and 66 bronze).

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