Carlos Ortiz in golf, Aranza Vázquez in diving and Alexa Moreno in gymnastics are Mexico’s strong cards for Saturday night and Sunday morning
Mexican athletes continue their participation in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and between the afternoon-night of this Saturday, as well as Sunday, the hopes of medals are still alive so that Mexico climb a few steps on the Olympic medal table.
That is why we present you what you cannot miss during Saturday evening and Sunday.
For glory in golf
Carlos Ortiz and Abraham Ancer will play their last round of Golf at the Kasumigaseki Country Club. Ortiz is the one who is higher on the board, and he is in third place and has not left the medal zone since the first day of competition. Meanwhile, Ancer seeks to climb a few steps and get into the fight for the medals.
For a chance at the diamond
Mexico’s ninth will hit Israel in baseball in the hope of continuing to fight for a medal. In case of being the winner, the Aztec team will face the winner of the Dominican Republic against South Korea.
Discipline: Sailing (Finn, Carrera 9 and 10)
Athlete: Juan Perez
Sunday July 31
The activity will begin at dawn in central Mexico time and after a break in the afternoon a new day will begin in the fight for the medals of the summer fair.
A new hope in diving
Aranza Vázquez will fight for the medals in the individual 3-meter springboard event. After sneaking into the final, she will have a chance to meet the best in the world and a fourth place in the semi-final made it clear she has something to fight with.
Alexa Moreno, one step away from glory
The Aztec gymnast will face the final in the jump of colt in artistic gymnastics. After days of rest after their classification, the Baja California will look for the prey in the apparatus that is its specialty.
To repeat the feat of Soraya Jiménez
Aremi Fuentes will be in the weightlifting final in the 76 kilogram division. With good preparation, you can replicate what Soraya Jiménez once did when she achieved an Olympic medal in the specialty at Sydney 2000.
Tartan can give a metal
Tonatiu López qualified for the semi-final of the 800 meters and has a chance to qualify for the final, which will be in a few days.
New opportunity in shooting
José Luis Sánchez will face the classification in shooting in the specialty of 50 meters in 3-position carbine. In case they are among the best, they will access the final, which is at dawn on Monday, Mexico time.
Final time if qualifying: 02:50 on Monday