Mexican archery team stood out in Tokyo by winning a bronze medal


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Mexican archery team stood out in Tokyo by winning a bronze medal

It was in the mixed team competition in which Valencia and Álvarez won metal for the Mexican delegation

Mexico added a discreet number of medals in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and archery once again became a discipline that paid off with the bronze medal won by Alejandra Valencia and Luis ‘Abuelo’ Álvarez.

Valencia and Luis ‘Abuelo’ Álvarez, who took the bronze medal in mixed archeryThey faced representatives of the countries of Germany and Great Britain on their way, but the Koreans San An and Je Doek Kim were the ones who put an end to the aspirations of the Mexicans to fight for the gold medal.

Valencia and Álvarez had to go for the bronze when facing the Turkish couple, Yasemin Anagoz and Mete Gazoz, whom they defeated 6-2.

Alejandra Valencia also participated in singles, a competition in which she no longer rose to the podium after being defeated in the quarterfinals by the American Mackenzie Brown, in a duel that was defined as a golden arrow.

Luis ‘Abuelo’ Álvarez also started his fight to get a second medal at the Olympic Games, but he succumbed to the Japanese Takahuru Furukawa in the 32nd finals.

Also in the individual activity, Aida Román lost the possibility of taking a medal, after in the round of 32 she was eliminated by the British Bryony Pitman.

Goalkeeper Ana Paula Vázquez did not have the expected wisdom in her debut in the individual tournament, as she was eliminated in the first round when she fell against the Brazilian Ane Marcelle Dos Santos.


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