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President congratulates Peru's delegation at South American Games

Photo: ANDINA/Presidency of the Republic of Peru

Photo: ANDINA/Presidency of the Republic of Peru

00:30 | Lima, Oct. 16.

The President of the Republic Pedro Castillo on Saturday night expressed congratulations to the Peruvian delegation that participated in the XII South American Games Asuncion 2022.

"Thank you, guys, for raising Peru's name high!" Mr. Castillo said on his official Twitter account.

The Head of State mentioned the 74 medals (19 gold, 18 silver, and 37 bronze) won by Peruvian athletes at this sporting event held on October 1-15.

"Your skills and discipline place us once again among the top spots in the region," he emphasized.


Among the medals claimed by the Peruvian delegation, gold in volleyball stands out after having defeated the Argentine women's team.

In skateboarding, Peru was represented by Deivid Tuesta, who also took first place.

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Publicado: 16/10/2022