Alex Cujavante was one of six senior Colombian winners in speed events ©World Skate

Colombia dominated the speed skating events at the World Roller Games in Barcelona as they claimed six senior gold medals.

Luz Karime Garzon triumphed for the South Americans in the women's 10,000 metres elimination which could not be held yesterday due to rain.

Ho-Chen Yang from Chinese Taipei won silver with Germany's Mareike Thum clinching bronze.

Alex Cujavante then ensured it was a long-distance double for the Colombians as he won the men's race in front of Belgium's Bart Swings, also a speed skater on the ice, and Italy's Daniel Niero.

Colombia also collected both 500m titles with the women's race going to Kerstinck Sarmiento, who finished in front of France's Pedronno Mathilde and Yue-Chi Peng from Chinese Taipei.

Pedro Causil won the men's title in front of compatriot Edwin Estrada, with Chile's Ricardo Verdugo taking bronze.

In the women's 1,000m María José Oporto came out on top for Colombia with the country also winning the women's 3,000m relay and two junior gold medals. 

Germany enjoyed a strong day in the Alpine competitions which see skaters race using poles.

They swept up all of the medals available from the combined events with Moritz Doms clinching the men's gold.

Joerg Bertsch was second and 2017 world champion Sven Ortel third.

Mona Sing won the women's event after adding to her three titles from the Nanjing 2017 World Roller Games.

Elea Boersig was second and Manuela Schmohl third.

Eight of the top nine men came from Germany as well as all of the women's top six as the discipline took on a one-sided feel.

Daniel Morandin became a five-time solo dance world champion ©World Skate
Daniel Morandin became a five-time solo dance world champion ©World Skate

There were golds for Italy in the artistic solo dance as Silvia Stibilj and Daniel Morandin both earned their fifth world titles.

Stibilj tallied 121.07 points in her victory with Portugal's Ana Luisa Monteiro Walgode second and Italy's Anna Remondini the bronze medallist.

Morandin's win came with a score of 138.31 points as he beat compatriot Mattia Qualizza.

Bronze went to Portugal's Pedro Monteiro Walgode. 

In rink hockey, the quarter-final line-ups in the men's and women's tournaments have started to take shape at the CEM Isaac Gálvez of Vilanova i la Geltrú.

Chile will play France in the men's tournament while Portugal will face Italy.

Group A winners and hosts Spain will collide with either Colombia or Switzerland and Group B winners Argentina will meet either Angola or Mozambique.

The women's quarter-finals see Spain meet Germany, Chile play Portugal, France take on Italy and Switzerland lock horns with Argentina.

Roller derby competitions also began today at the Riera Seca Pavilion of Mollet del Vallés.

Defending women's champions United States enjoyed a 204-27 win over China while Spain collected the biggest win of the day by beating India 359-2.

The American men beat Japan 173-9 with Spain winning 91-32 against Australia.

The World Skate-organised World Roller Games run until Sunday (July 14).