Toronto 2015: Day two as it happens

All the latest updates from "Super Sunday" as Canada gold in the pool. 09 Aug 2015
Toronto 2015 emblem

The emblem for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games


Hosts Canada had a day to remember winning 16 out of 30 medals in the pool.


All the latest updates from "Super Sunday" can be found here.


Last updated: 21:00


Medal events


Chile's Juan Garrido Acevedo broke the Games record with a second round lift of 175kg to take gold in the men's up to 59kg class. The Games record was also broken in the men's up to 65kg class by gold medallists Danilo Rodriguez Garcia of Cuba. He managed 166.0kg with a third round lift. Colombia's Jainer Rafael Cantillo Guette won the men's upto 72kg event with a Games record of 190.0kg.



Canada ensured the second night of swimming will be known in history "Super Sunday" after they won 16 of the 30 medals evening. Morgan Bird led the way winning two of Canada's five gold medals.

A full review of "Super Sunday" can be found here.


Brazil won three out of five gold medals in the pool during the morning session.

A full review of the action can be found here.


Watch live swimming here.


Non-medal events


The USA dominated archery on Sunday and qualified eight archers for Monday's medal events. US and Brazilian archers will meet in the gold medal match in the recurve men's open (Eric Bennett v Luciano Rezende) and recurve women's open (Natalie Wells v Thais Silva Carvalho). The men's compound open will be an all-US affair between "armless archer" Matt Stutzman and Andre Shelby. Hosts Canada will be hoping Karen Van Nest can land gold in the compound women's open against Brazil's Karla Jane Gogel.


Football 5

Brazil and Argentina maintained their 100 per cent records with wins over Colombia (3-0) and Mexico (1-0) respectively. Uruguay and Chile played out a 0-0 stalemate.


Football 7

Argentina recorded their second win in as many games with a comfortable 4-0 win over Venezuela. A goal with just six minutes to go from Sam Charron secured Canada a hard fought 2-1 win over USA.



Four games in goaball all produced the same 10-0 scoreline. In the women's competition, world champions USA beat Nicaragua, Brazil overcame El Salvador and Canada thrashed Guatemala. On the men's side, world champions Brazil beat Puerto Rico.


In other games, the US men's team were 13-3 winners against Venezuela and Canada's men beat Argentina 7-2.


Sitting volleyball

After their defeat to USA in yesterday's opener, Colombia's men bounced back with a 3-0 win over Costa Rica. The first women's game of the Games saw Brazil convincing 3-0 winners over Cuba, a scoreline that USA's women also beat Canada by.


In the final two men's games of the day, Brazil and USA recorded 3-0 wins over Canada and Mexico respectively.


Wheelchair basketball

Argentina's women started the second day of competition with a 69-27 victory over El Salvador. Brazil maintained their unbeaten run with a 66-27 win against Guatemala.


Brazil's men won a thrilling contest against Colombia 65-52.


USA's men beat Puerto Rico 95-36 before the USA's women thrased Peru 88-13.


Watch live wheelchair basketball here.


Wheelchair rugby

Hosts Canada won their second game of the competition with a comfortable 76-32 win over Colombia. Argentina eased to a 53-14 win over Chile.


Qualifers continued in boccia, table tennis and wheelchair tennis.