Francis Fails To Medal At Pan Am Games


National Gymnast Danusia Francis, failed in her bid to win Jamaica’s first medal at this year’s Pan American Games, in Lima, Peru.

The British based gymnast finished 7th in the Individual All-Round final.

Her best performance was a 5th place finish in her floor routine.

Danusia Francis.

Canada’s Elizabeth Black won the gold, with silver going to Riley McCusker of the United States, with Flavia Saraiva of Brazil walking away with the bronze.

Jamaica’s hopes of winning a medal on the 6th day of the tournament lies with Reiss Beckford who competes in the men’s individual All-Round final, this evening at 6.

Meanwhile, Jamaica’s Katherine Wynter has so far registered two wins in the first round of the women’s badminton Singles.

Wynter beat Kelly Yau of Panama 2-nil in her first game.

She later return to beat Sabrina Scott of Barbados 2-nil.

In the Men’s singles, Samuel Ricketts beat Narayan Ramdhani 25-13, 25-23.

And In Squash, team Jamaica beat team Chili 2-1.

Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.

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