The 2-week Pan American Games began in Lima, Peru on Monday.
Table-leaders, Peru are enjoying their finest-ever outing within the two-week lengthy showpiece event, but Reuters has reported there are glitches in the event.
Early glitches are anticipated at each multi-sport event in the Olympic games towards the Asian Games however the Lima organizing committee has faced mounting problems, particularly from the creaky transport setup.
The glow from the spectacular opening ceremony along with a dream start that incorporated two marathon golds on the very first day of competition has started to fade because the realities of staging the biggest ever sports event in Peru hit home.
Lima organizers rapidly remedied difficulties with the outcomes management system but transport remains headaches.
Regardless of the hassles, athletes from over the American continent still stay focussed, turning up because they vie for that medals and glory. On the way, they provide us some moments which are taken for offspring. Here are a few eye-catching scenes in the Pan Am Games…
IMAGE: Brazil’s Andreia Aparecida Hessel reacts after crossing the conclusion line following the women’s marathon at Kennedy Park on This summer 27. Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters
IMAGE: Cuba’s Andy Cruz (right) lands a punch on Dominican Republic’s Hendri Cedeno Martinez throughout their men’s light welter weight 64kg quarter-final boxing bout at Miguel Grau stadium on This summer 29. Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters
IMAGE: Cuba’s Shakira Robert and USA’s Zoe Lombard vie for possession throughout their women’s handball bronze medal match at Rental property Deportiva Nacional on This summer 30. Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters