Top Best Canadian Athletes At Pan American Games 2019: The 2019 Pan American Games which is officially known as the XVII Pan American Games, is a multi-sport event. The event is governed by the Panam Sports Organization, which is being held in Lima, Peru from July 26 and will carry on till August 11, 2019, with preliminary rounds in certain events which initiated on July 24, 2019.
These Pan American Games are hosted at venues in and around Lima, as well as it is the largest sporting event that is ever hosted by the nation. Canada is scheduled to take part in the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru from July 26 to August 11, 2019, onwards. There are many best players from the side and there’s a huge expectation from them too.
Here we bring you some of the top best Canadians to watch at the Games:
Canadian Athletes To Watch At 2019 Pan American Games
Crispin Duenas is a Canadian recurve archer who has also represented Canada at the 2008 Olympic Games held in Beijing as well as at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He is considered to be one of the top male archers in Canada with a successful international career as both a cadet as well as a junior.
Damian Warner is a Canadian athlete, specializing in the decathlon as well as a bronze medalist at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He also became the third athlete to win five career titles at the prestigious Gotzis Hypo-Meeting previously this year in Austria. Warner has also won silver at the 2015 event as well as was a bronze medalist at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics.
Alysha Newman is a Canadian track as well as a field athlete specialized in the pole vault. She has broken her own Canadian record twice in the last two months. She is the ruling Commonwealth Games champion in the women’s pole vault next to the 2018 Games in the Gold Coast, where she set a new Games record of 4.75 m.
Phylicia Georg, 31, is a Canadian track and field athlete and a bobsledder. She has also competed in Summer (track) and Winter (bobsled) Olympics. She has made to the final of the 100-meter hurdles at the previous two Summer Games.
Elsabeth Black ONS popularly known as “Ellie Black” is a Canadian artistic gymnast. She is a two-time Olympian and has represented the country at 2012 as well as the 2016 Summer Olympics. She is also the World all-around silver medallist in the year2017, marking her first Canadian gymnast to win a world all-around medal.
Mathea Olin is a surfer from Tofino, B.C., and is just 16-years-old. She has already won gold and bronze in Lima at the 2017 Pan Am Surf Games, which has also marked Canada’s first international medals in this sport ever.
Evan Dunfee is a Canadian race walker as well as Olympian. He is best known to set the Canadian records at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 50 kilometers race walk, where he was placed at 4th. In spite of missing the podium, the fourth-place finish achieved by Dunfee was one of Canada’s biggest stories in Rio. He was then later upgraded to bronze after being pushed by Hirooki Arai of Japan.
Being a professional squash player, Shawn Delierre represents Canada in international level. In March 2013, he made to reach at a career-high world ranking of World No. 35. He has also played in three of the longest four PSA squash matches that have been ever held.