RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sunday, August 4th, was a very positive day for Brazil at this year's Pan American Games, held in Lima, Peru. Athletes secured over ten medals in various categories, from athletics to surfing, including canoeing. By Sunday evening, August 4th, the day's victories had included four gold, two silver, and five bronze medals.
Brazil's representation thus cemented the second place in the overall standings, with 21 gold, 16 silver, and 32 bronze medals. The country is behind only the United States, with 52 gold medals. In the following ranked positions are Mexico (19 gold . . .