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Last Updated: Monday, 4 August, 2003, 03:39 GMT 04:39 UK
Cuba wrestlers dominate
Gabriel Nascimento and Diego Silva celebrate Brazil's fourth goal
Brazil beat Colombia 4-0 in men's soccer
Cuba's wrestlers produced an unprecedented clean sweep to send the Caribbean nation to the top of the medals table on the second day of the Pan American Games on Sunday.

Twice Olympic champion Filiberto Azcuy led the charge in the 74kg category as Cuba took gold in all seven Greco Roman wrestling categories.

Lazaro Rivas, Roberto Monzon, Juan Luis Maren, Luis Mendez, Ernesto Pena and Mijail Lopez were victorious in the other categories.

The Cubans took their day's total to nine golds when Eric Lopez won the men's individual all-round gymnastics and Boris Camilo was first in the men's individual epee fencing.

Cuba lead the medals table with 11 golds, five ahead of the United States, who won the men's doubles bowling and the men's trap shooting with Lance Bade.

Venezuela won the first gold medal of the day when Francis Gorrin won the gold medal in the women's 10m air pistol with 477.1 points.

Amanda Haydee Mondol of Colombia took the silver with 474 points and Lynda Hare of Canada got the bronze with 473.7.

Mexican duo Iliana Lomeli and Adriana Perez gave Mexico its first gold medal, winning the bowling doubles competition with 4,807 points.

Americans Shannon Pluhowsky and Stacy Werth took the silver with 4,715 while Sara Vargas and Clara Guerro of Colombia won the bronze with 4,702.

Also on Sunday, Vagner scored two goals as Brazil shot to the top of Group B in men's soccer, beating Colombia 4-0.

In women's field hockey, defending world champion Argentina easily beat Trinidad and Tobago 9-0.

In women's basketball, the United States rebounded from an opening loss to Cuba by beating Canada 56-53.

Rebekkah Brunson led the United States with 12 points, while Canada's Michelle Hendry netted 21.

In other games, Cuba and Brazil remained unbeaten after two games. Brazil topped Argentina 86-43 and Cuba downed Dominican Republic 82-55.

Puerto Rico blanked Peru 3-0 in the opening match of women's volleyball. Puerto Rico won 25-19, 25-21, 25-15.





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