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Costa Rica wins Central American Hockey Championship

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Published on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
By the A.M. Costa Rica staff

The Costa Rican teams, both men and women, won the gold medal at the VI Central American Hockey Championship that was held in Guatemala.

According to the Sports Institute, in the final score, the men's team won 2-1 against the Guatemalan Team. They won the Central American championship for the second year in a row.

The women's team also won 1 to 0 against the Guatemalan Team. This is the first time the women's team has won first place. Last year, they finished second place in the competition held in Costa Rica.

Guatemala came in second place. The squad from El Salvador finished in third place.

Both teams went to Guatemala with the sponsor of the Costa Rica Hockey Federation and the Sports Institute.

Costa Rica hockey teams have joined the ranks of Costa Ricans who have won medals in international tournaments.  Last week, the athlete Samantha Marín earned the silver medal in the youth category in all-around international artistic gymnastics at the 2023 Belgian Gymnastics Cup.

What have you heard about young athletes from your community looking for support to compete internationally?
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