Videos: Jessica Lewis Wins Parapan Gold Medal

November 25, 2023 | 6 Comments

[Updated with videos] Jessica Lewis has just claimed a very impressive victory in the 100-meter race at the Parapan Games in Chile today [Nov 25], winning the gold medal in dominant style, setting a new Parapan record.

Update | Video of the race showing the stunning win by Jessica Lewis

Lewis, who entered the race as the defending gold medalist and Parapan record holder, delivered her third consecutive gold medal win, having won gold in Toronto in 2015 and Lima in 2019, setting Parapan Am Games records on every single occasion.

The Bermudian sprinter finished well ahead of the field in a record setting time of 16.71, Chelsea Qing Stein from the USA won silver in a time of 18.55, while Lucero Anahi Vazquez from Mexico won the bronze in a time of 18.61.

This marks Bermuda’s second medal of these Games, as Yushae DeSilva-Andrade won a silver medal in boccia earlier this week.

The race has just concluded and we will have more information as able

Update | The medal ceremony:

Lewis goes out to claim an early lead in the race

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Lewis finishing the race well ahead of the field, and bear in mind, this was a 100m sprint race

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  1. Protect de wicket and de runs come says:

    Congrats! Keep it up young lady! Maybe one day there will be a Jessica Lewis Gold Rum!

  2. Steve says:

    Congratulations Jessica ????

  3. Fantastic News says:

    Outstanding. Inspirational. Best wishes.

  4. Wow says:

    Go Jessica!!!!!! Congratulations!

  5. Vote for me says:

    Brilliant, what a performance. Congrats.

  6. Lion Paw says:

    You are on fire Jessica. Keep reaching for your dreams

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