The Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador 2023 ended and the local delegation He achieved 28 medals: eight gold, three silver and 17 bronze. This amount of medals were enough to finish in the ninth position of the medal table.
The karate athlete Gabriela Izaguirre was the Central American champion in the -50 kilograms category while Andrea Ruiz won the bronze medal in the category of more than 68 kilograms.
The king of the 400 meter hurdles was Salvadoran Pablo Ibáñez with a time of 49.34 seconds. In athletics, El Salvador added another bronze medal thanks to Carlos Santos taking third place in the 3,000 meter hurdles.
El Salvador played a historic role in the women’s soccer branch by winning the bronze medal and thus obtain the first medal in the history of the discipline. In beach soccer, they won silver after losing the final against Colombia.
Juan Bolaños and his horse Zilouet Mystic Rose won the gold medal in individual equestrian jumping and the individual overall. The sail, in the male Ilca 7, gave him one more gold to El Salvador thanks to Enrique Arathoon. The shooter Israel Gutiérrez won the gold medal in the men’s 50-meter rifle three positions.
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Sindy Portillo and Amado Alvarado won the longboard discipline, in the feminine and masculine branch respectively. Portillo beat out Roan Reyes from Costa Rica and Coral Bonilla from Mexico; while Alvarado beat the Mexican Roberto Poo, Anthonn and the Costa Rican Anthonny Mesen. Besides, Brayan Alas got third place in the men’s shortboard.