Colombia beat Peru 90-44 today to clinch the women's basketball gold medal at the 2018 South American Games in Cochabamba in Bolivia.
Victory at the Coliseo Polideportivo Evo Morales moved the Colombians onto 10 points and was enough to secure top spot in the standings.
Hosts Bolivia, who defeated Chile 80-40 today, finished second with nine points to take the silver medal.
Rounding out the podium with eight points were Paraguay, who overcame Argentina 86-78 in their final round-robin match.
The women’s handball competition also concluded today with Brazil beating Argentina 26-12 in the final at the Coliseo Municipal Curubamba.
The bronze medal game saw Chile beat Paraguay 31-25.
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Medalla de Oro 🥇 : Gonzales Jesus - Venezuela 🇻🇪
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Badminton action also came to an end today with Brazil’s Ygor Coelho De Oliveira defeating compatriot Artur Silva De Pomoceno 19-21, 23-21, 21-12 in the men’s singles final at the Coliseo Polifuncional Evo Morales.
There was also success for Brazil in the women’s singles final as Fabiana Da Silva overcame Peru’s Daniela Macias Brandes 21-13, 22-20.
Among the gold medallists on the last day of weightlifting competition at the Coliseo Grover Suárez was Venezuela’s Jesus Gonzalez in the men’s up to 105 kilograms category.
He triumphed with a total of 385kg.
Ecuador’s Jorge David Arroyo Valdez finished second with 384kg, while Peru’s Hernán Moises Viera Espinoza came third with 356kg.
Action in Cochabamba is due to continue tomorrow.