Taekwondo at the 2015 Pan Am Games

+-

Scenes from various taekwondo matches at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario.

Mexico's Itzel Manjarrez, right, kicks Canada's Yvette Yong
(Credit: AP / Felipe Dana)

Mexico's Itzel Manjarrez, right, kicks Canada's Yvette Yong during a women's -49kg taekwondo semifinal match at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Sunday, July 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Mexico's Carlos Navarro, left, fights Dominican Republic's Luisito
(Credit: AP / Felipe Dana)

Mexico's Carlos Navarro, left, fights Dominican Republic's Luisito Pie during the men's -58kg gold medal taekwondo match at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Sunday, July 19, 2015. Navarro won the gold medal. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Mexico's Carlos Navarro, right, fights Dominican Republic's Luisito
(Credit: AP / Felipe Dana)

Mexico's Carlos Navarro, right, fights Dominican Republic's Luisito Pie during the men's -58kg gold medal taekwondo match at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Sunday, July 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Mexico's Carlos Navarro, right, fights Brazil's Venilton Torres
(Credit: AP / Felipe Dana)

Mexico's Carlos Navarro, right, fights Brazil's Venilton Torres during a men's -58kg taekwondo semifinal match at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Sunday, July 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Argentina's Lucas Guzman, left, fights against Brazil's Venilton
(Credit: AP / Felipe Dana)

Argentina's Lucas Guzman, left, fights against Brazil's Venilton Torres during a men's -58kg bronze medal taekwondo match at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Sunday, July 19, 2015. Guzman won the bronze medal. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Brazil's Iris Silva, left, fights Canada's Yvette Yong
(Credit: AP / Felipe Dana)

Brazil's Iris Silva, left, fights Canada's Yvette Yong during a women's -49kg bronze medal taekwondo match at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Sunday, July 19, 2015. Silva won the bronze medal. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Argentina's Lucas Guzman, left, fights Brazil's Venilton Torres
(Credit: AP / Felipe Dana)

Argentina's Lucas Guzman, left, fights Brazil's Venilton Torres during a men's -58kg bronze medal taekwondo match at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Sunday, July 19, 2015. Guzman won the bronze.

Cheyenne Lewis, right, of the U.S. reacts after
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Cheyenne Lewis, right, of the U.S. reacts after landing a blow on opponent Paulina Armeria of Mexico at the end of their gold medal match in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Cheyenne Lewis of the U.S. celebrates after winning
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Cheyenne Lewis of the U.S. celebrates after winning gold in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Mexico's Saul Gutierrez, right, lands a kick to
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Mexico's Saul Gutierrez, right, lands a kick to the face against opponent Maxime Potvin of Canada, on his way to winning gold in the men's taekwondo under-68kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Cheyenne Lewis, right, of the U.S. lands a
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Cheyenne Lewis, right, of the U.S. lands a kick to the head on opponent Paulina Armeria of Mexico at the end of their gold medal match in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Terrence Jennings of the U.S. is knocked to
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Terrence Jennings of the U.S. is knocked to the ground by Miguel Angel Trejos of Colombia in a bronze medal match of the men's taekwondo under-68kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Cheyenne Lewis of the U.S. waves an American
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Cheyenne Lewis of the U.S. waves an American flag as she celebrates after winning gold in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Argentina's Celina Proffen, left, fights El Salvador's Vanessa
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Argentina's Celina Proffen, left, fights El Salvador's Vanessa Vasquez in a repechage match to determine who will fight in a bronze medal match in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Colombia's Doris Patino, left, battles with Argentina's Celina
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Colombia's Doris Patino, left, battles with Argentina's Celina Proffen in a bronze medal match in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Colombia's Doris Patino, left, battles with Argentina's Celina
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Colombia's Doris Patino, left, battles with Argentina's Celina Proffen in a bronze medal match in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Colombia's Doris Patino, left, reacts after defeating Argentina's
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Colombia's Doris Patino, left, reacts after defeating Argentina's Celina Proffen to win a bronze medal in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Colombia's Doris Patino, left, bows to opponent Celina
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Colombia's Doris Patino, left, bows to opponent Celina Proffen of Argentina after defeating her in a bronze medal match in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Gold medalist in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category,
(Credit: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)

Gold medalist in the women's taekwondo under-57kg category, Cheyenne Lewis of the U.S., center left, poses with silver medalist Paulina Armeria of Mexico, left, and bronze medalists Colombia's Doris Patino, center right, and Cuba's Yamicel Nunez, at the Pan Am Games in Mississauga, Ontario, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Enter your email address to subscribe to Newsday's Sports Now newsletter

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy policy.

OK