Chilean archery enters tokyo 2020

Archer Andrés Aguilar took one of the three country spots awarded by the Monterrey Pan American Qualifier and increased Chile's athletes to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 18.

For the third consecutive time that chilean archery will be in  an Olympic Game.

The national archer started in the quarterfinals, where he beat his compatriot Ricardo Soto 6-2, while in the semifinals he beat Colombian Andrés Pila.

In the last round, Aguilar faced local Luis Álvarez. They equaled 6-6 and then 9-9 but in the tiebreaker, the Chilean gave the victory by precision to the center in the last arrow and took the silver medal.

Chile already has several qualified athletes led by the experienced Kristel Köbrich (swimming); Francisca Crovetto (skeet shot); María José Mailliard and Karen Roco (canoeing); Simona Castro (gymnastics); Macarena Pérez (BMX); the taekwondo athlete Fernanda Aguirre and also a country quota in road cycling, to be defined between Aranza Villalón and Denisse Ahumada.

The list of Chileans with tickets to Tokyo is completed by Esteban Bustos (modern pentathlon); Carlos Lobos (equestrian); Martín Vidaurre (MTB Cycling); Tomás Barrios (tennis); Clemente Seguel (sailing); Yasmani Acosta in wrestling and a quota to be defined also in equestrian sport, but in the mode of jumping.

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