Argentina has garnered 12 medals on the fourth day of the 2022 Asunción South American Games

Iván Nikolajuk shows off his gold medal in Archery (@PrensaCOA)

On the fourth day of competition for the XII South American Games Asunción 2022did the representatives of the Argentine delegation get medals again: the number 12 medals, like Tuesday’s. In this case they were one gold, six silver and five bronze. With these results, he dropped one place in the medal tally and is now fifth overall, something that would have been disappointing so far as the goal was to finish at least third, especially considering the country is the biggest to Paraguay. brought. delegation of all participants in the competition. This is the review of Wednesday’s activity.


Ivan Nikolayuk have the Golden medal in the category individually composed archery for men. Nikolajuk performed consistently and in the final he beat Brazilian Roberval Fernando Dos Santos 139 to 134. On his way to the top of the podium yesterday, for the round of 16, Nikolajuk won 145 to 135 Ecuadorian Josepth David García Santos, while in the quarterfinals he beat Brazilian Luccas Artamonoff Fonseca de Abreu 143-142. Nelson Fabio Salinas.


Andrea Berrino she shone again, in this case in the women’s 50 meter freestyle as she set the second best mark in the standings with 26.27 and the silver medal with a time of 25.70. Berrino shared the podium with Brazilians Lorrane Versiani Ferreira (gold, 25.42) and Stephanie Balduccini (bronze, 25.78). Macarena Ceballos was seventh with a time of 26.11.

While the mixed 4×100 free relay team, consisting of Guido Alejandro Buscaglia, Roberto Ivan Strelkov, Maria Guillermina Ruggiero and Lucía Milagros Gauna reached the silver medal, with a time of 3 minutes, 33 seconds and 1 hundredth, behind Brazil (3:30.22). The bronze went to Venezuela (3:35.27).

In the 4×100 mixed combined relay, the quartet formed by Andrea Berrino, Juan Bautista Caroccia, Macarena Ceballos and Guido Buscagliahave the bronze medal with a time of 3:54.09, after a great comeback in the last meters, behind Brazil (gold with 3:49.56) and Colombia (silver with 3:53.81).

The swim team said goodbye to the tournament with the most medals (@PrensaCOA)

The swim team said goodbye to the tournament with the most medals (@PrensaCOA)


Margaret Echeverria have the silver medal in the specialty of female individual Poomsae. She could not in a final that was defined in detail against Panamanian Daniela Rodríguez Luna and lost 7,280 to 7,215.

In the -49 kilo woman category, Giulia Sendra she won the quarterfinals against Venezuelan Virginia Dellan Morao 2-0, but in the semifinals she lost 2-1 to Colombian Andrea Ramírez Vargas, taking her to the top. bronze medal.

While Lucas Guzmán, in the men’s -58 kilos, went down in the semi-finals to Venezuelan Yohandri Granado González 2-0, finishing third on the podium and the bronze medal together with Colombian Jefferson Fernández. The gold medal went to Brazilian Paulo Souza de Melo, who defeated Granado González 2-1 in the final.

Margarita Echeverría won the silver medal in Taekwondo in individual Poomsae (@PrensaCOA)

Margarita Echeverría won the silver medal in Taekwondo in individual Poomsae (@PrensaCOA)


Yamila Benitez reached the silver medal in the category – 50 kilograms. In the final she lost to Venezuelan Yorgelis Salazar Palacios and lost 8-0.

In the category of women -55 kilos, Giuliana Mickaela Novak in the semifinals she lost to Chilean Valentina Toro Meneses by hantai and took the bronze medal.

Likewise, in -67 kilos of men, Gonzalo Navarro he lost in the semifinals to Venezuelan Andrés Madera Delgado 3-2, for which he climbed to third place on the podium and also the bronze medal.


Agustín Scenna-Alejandro Colombo-Axel Haack-Franco Calvo-Pedro Dickson-Joel Romero-Lautaro Barrios-Ignacio Pacheco-Clara Galfre (coxswain) won the silver medal in the trial of eight long oars with a male mate, with a time of 5:45.75.


The team consisting of Daniel Angel Villafane, Ivo Fabrizio Chiapponi, Julian Ezekiel Jato; Luca Valentino Alfieri, James Agostinelli and James Mayol conquered the silver medal in the men’s individual overall competition by adding 52,800 points on floor, 47,800 in pommels, 52,550 in rings, 54,650 in vault, 51,100 in parallel bars and 51,300 in parallel bar, trailing Brazil, which added 320,700, and ahead of Colombia , which placed third with 309,650.

The Lions defeated Peru 17-0 (@DeportesAR)

The Lions defeated Peru 17-0 (@DeportesAR)



The men’s team took its second straight win by a categorical 17-0 against Peru, confirming its status as top contenders for the gold medal. Lautaro Ferrero (3), Lucas Vila (3), Tobías Martins (3), Juan Ronconi (2), Bautista Capurro (2), Santiago Tomás Tarazona, Nicolás Santiago Acosta, Facundo Sarto and Ignacio Ibarra were the scorers. Argentina finished its participation as leader of Group A with 6 points. Now he is waiting for the definition of the other zone, made up of Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Bolivia, to meet his rival in one of the semifinals on Sunday 9.


Valentina Rossic She shares second place with Chilean Natalia Villavicencio, with 62 strokes each, five behind the leader of the positions, Chilean Valentina Haupt, at the end of the first round of the individual tournament. The other Argentine, Magdalena Simmermacher, is fifth with 65.

In the men’s, Jorge Fernández Valdés also shares second place with Chilean Cristóbal Del Solar and Colombian Iván Ramírez, with 72 shots each, one more than Paraguayan Arnaldo Zanotti. Tomás Cocha is twelfth with 76.

There are also medals for the mixed. To do this, the scores of the best woman and the best man of each country are added up and the positions are determined from that sum.


The women’s team lost Uruguay 5-1 in their Group B debut. The Uruguayan goals were scored three times by Belén Aquino, Wendy Carballo, Ángela Gómez, while Magalí discounted Natta for Argentina (when they lost 3-0). The Argentinian girls will conclude their participation in the Group, on Sunday 9 against Colombia.


The Argentine team defeated Uruguay 5-4 and will now have to wait for the results of the last date to know which medal they will win. The tournament is determined by the sum of the points obtained in the matches between the teams in a single group, in the event of a tie in points, the tiebreak criteria will be the result between like-minded teams first and then the goal difference between matches of like-minded teams.


The disciplines that will be present in Argentina are:

Handball, Fencing, Football, Artistic Gymnastics, Golf, Field Hockey, Taekwondo, Sailing,


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