The racket started continuously. This Sunday at 8 a.m. the racket complex begins the XXIV Pan American Squash event, organized by the Colombian Federation of the sport and the Bolivar League.
The competitions started with great enthusiasm and a good standard in individual manners for both ladies and gentlemen. After an intense week of matches, the final will be played next Saturday, June 10 from 3PM. After the championships are over, a closing ceremony will be held in which the athletes and everyone present will be recognized. Read here: Verstappen wins in Spain ahead of Mercedes resurgence
The official opening of the championship will take place on Monday at 6.30 pm at the Racquet Complex.
Prominent squash personalities including Pan American Federation President Francisco Paradisi will participate in this important event with the institutional support of the District Institute of Recreation and Sports (IDAR). Likewise, Sergio Becerra, President of the Colombian Federation, Viviana Londoño Moreno, Secretary General of IDAR and representatives of the participating federations will be present.
144 athletes from 18 different countries are expected to participate in this championship. Among them, internationally renowned figures such as Diego Elias from Peru stand out, who currently occupies the first place in the world rankings. In addition, you can enjoy the talents of Amanda Sobhi and Olivia Feicher from the United States, as well as Colombian Miguel Rodríguez, all of whom are recognized in the world of squash.
The continental competition will also serve as a qualifier for the 2023 Pan American Games to be held in Santiago de Chile.
The XXIV Pan American Squash Championships promises to be a high-level sporting event, with the region’s best players competing in the quest for glory. Cartagena de Indias, known for its historical and cultural beauty, will be the center of excitement and competition in the world of squash this week.
Sports fans will have the opportunity to watch intense matches and enjoy the skills and abilities of the continent’s most outstanding players.
The event will not only raise the profile of squash in the region, but also contribute to the promotion of the sport and nurture the future talents in Pan American squash. Athletes will have the opportunity to judge themselves against each other and prove themselves in competition as they seek to secure their spot at the 2023 Pan American Games.