Gold medal for Ecuador in Kayaking South American Championship

Joselyn Villón obtained the first place in the Kayaking South American champioship that took place in the Yahuarcocha lagoon, in Ibarra, in the C1 modality of the junior category, informed the Ecuadorian Olympic Committee. In 5 minutes 18.34 seconds Villón covered the distance of...
Adelina Sotnikova, first Russian to win a gold medal in figure skating

Adelina Sotnikova, first Russian to win a gold medal in figure skating

Adelina Sotnikova is the first Russian woman to become Champion in figure skating during the Winter Olympics; surprising the current champion, Yuna Kim. Sotnikova was not among the favorites. It was not even the number one in Russia, behind Julia Lipnitskaia. The silver medal...

2011 Panamerican Games: Ecuador continues to gain medals

Ecuador won a new gold medal in the 2011 Panamerican Games when ecuadorian Jorge Bolañoswon the 10,000 m. elimination test and Ezequiel point exceed chaplains (silver) and the Chilean Jorge Reyes (bronze). On the other hand, Diego Javier Ferrin won the silver medal in high jump...
2011 Pan American Games: More Gold Medal for Ecuador in Weightlifting

2011 Pan American Games: Gold Medal for Ecuador in Weightlifting

Today the Ecuadorian weightlifter Jorge David Arroyo, 20 years, won a gold medal for his country in the 2011 Panamerican Games in Guadalajara, Mexico after lifting a total of 395 kilos (185 in snatch and 210 in clean and jerk). Arroyo has won three gold medals at the World Junior...
2011 Pan American Games: Gold and Silver for Ecuador

2011 Panamerican Games: Gold and Silver for Ecuador

The Ecuadorian weightlifter, Maria Alexandra Escobar won the first gold medal for Ecuador in the 2011 Panamerican Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. After promising his son Dominic, 5, she would win the gold medal, Escobar won the 58 kg category weightlifting test. The Colombian...