Ticos in the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

July 26, 2018

Ticos aren’t just popping up in the World Cup in Russia or the Tour de France, a small platoon of them have been competing in the 2018 Central American and Caribbean games in Colombia.

The Ticos in Barranquilla have won 16 medals so far, 12 bronze and four silver. There’s still time for them to get gold. The women’s under 21 soccer team won all their group stage games finished at the top of their group.

They’ll play against Trinidad and Tobago tomorrow at 6 p.m. in the semi-finals in their hunt for gold. Here are some other Ticos that have been representing Costa Rica in Barranquilla.

 AFP Photo / Luis Robay

From left to right: Venezuela’s Jovanni Martinez, Colombian Andres Rendon, Costa Rica’s Jose Roman and Nicaragua’s Jose Rivas pose for a photo with their medals after the Men’s Karate under 60 kg final event, during the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC), at the Coliseum of the Marymount School in Barranquilla, Colombia, on July 25, 2018.

Colombia’s Andres Rendon won the gold medal, Venezuela’s Jovanni Martinez the silver medal, and Costa Rica’s Jose Roman and Nicaragua’s Jose Rivas the bronze medals in this event.

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Johana Gamboa, on the left and Yuliana Gonzalez, during the volleyball match, Costa rica Vs Puerto Rico at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia on July 21th, 2018.

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Colombia’s Adriana Riveros vs Costa Rica’s Melania Sauma during the match Costa Rica vs Colombia at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia on July 23rd, 2018.

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Cuba’s Robin Romero vs Costa Rica’s Andres Acuña during the raquetball Costa Rica vs Cuba match at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games.

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Jose Garcia and Pablo Arboine, vies for the ball during the football match Costa Rica vs Honduras. Honduras beat Costa Rica and advanced to the semi-finals while Costa Rica was eliminated from the tournament.

Cristian Alvarez/Barranquilla2018/AFP-Services

Costa Rica’s Amanda Alfaro at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia on July 24th, 2018.

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