Robiel Yankiel Sol during a training session prior to the start of the VII Santiago 2023 Parapan American Games, on the track of the Club Universidad Católica, on November 8, 2023 in Las Conde, Chile. PHOTO: Calixto N. Llanes/JIT Newspaper (Cuba)

Robiel Yankiel Sol was crowned champion of these games in the long jump T47 category, setting a world record with a mark of 7.74 meters.

On his fifth attempt, Sol achieved that remarkable mark, which also broke the world record set by him in Colombia on June 7.

The silver medal went to Argentina's Alberto Piriz, with a jump of 6.91, and the bronze was won by José Alejandro Messu, from Colombia, with 6.90.

Para-athletes competed in the T47 category, assigned to physical disability in upper limbs.

Robiel Yankiel Sol Cervantes of Cuba competes in the athletics long jump T47 final of the VII Santiago 2023 Parapan American Games, based at the Mario Recordón Athletic Center, on November 23, 2023 in Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile. PHOTO: Calixto N. Llanes/JIT Newspaper (Cuba)

(With information from JIT and Prensa Latina)

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