Felipe Iñaco wins Pan American Bronze in Basketball 3×3
Chile’s 3×3 basketball team crowned with a superb performance at the 2021 Pan American Junior Games in Cali, taking the bronze medal after defeating the Dominican Republic in a dramatic match.
Chile snatched away the Central American side by 17-16, in one of the last matches of the final day of the continent’s most important youth tournament.
The commitment number was Penco’s player, Felipe Ignacco, who set the decisive advantage with a superb brace less than a minute from the end of the match. The base formed in the German CD highlighted the achievement made in the coffee grounds. “It was a very tough match and even with 10 seconds left we felt we had a guaranteed victory. At one point we were at one point and the match belonged to either of us, we started to feel that and in the end it was for us, so we are very happy to get this Bronze medal, which is very important.” after the victory.
The national team, consisting of Aitor Piquet, Joaquín Pino and Lucas Thibao, as well as Iniaco, finished an almost complete tournament, with victories over Argentina, Saint Lucia, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago and the Dominican Republic, unfortunate in the defeat only in front of them. Venezuela in the semi-finals.