The podium of the Senior Man category came in a hotly contested game where the United States managed to secure gold after turning the match against the Brazilians.
There were three categories played in the event that featured over 100 athletes. In the dispute of the Senior Man, the United States team played the final with the Brazilian team and secured the gold medal. Among the women Canada got the best and in the Under 21 category. On the Senior Woman French Guiana got the gold medal. There were three days of competitions that moved São Miguel Arcanjo in the interior of São Paulo.
A chilling end! The last match of the championship and the most awaited by the fans on the day was the Senior Men’s final between Brazil and the United States, the crowd filled the stands around the Lagoa do Guapé where the races were held. The Brazilians took the lead and further agitated the game, but the Americans managed to secure the draw and bring the game into overtime. In the end the US team got ahead and ended the fierce dispute.
1st French Guyana
2nd French Guyana
World Cup places in Rome Italy
The United States for the Senior Men’s, Canada for the Senior Women’s and French Guiana for the Under-21 Male have secured direct seats for the 2020 Canoe Polo World Championship in Rome, Italy.