Ladies lead the medal count in Santo Domingo

Diana Casas came within a whisker of four titles (Photo Martin Avila) by Ian Marshall, Editor Three titles apiece for Colombia’s Diana Casas, Peru’s Milagritos Gorriti and Brazil’s Natalia Lucena; it was the ladies who concluded proceedings the most successful at the 2016 Latin American Veteran Championships which ended in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on Sunday 27th November. The only man to equal the feat was Ricardo Rodriguez, like Diana Casas from Colombia. Notably, Diana Casas, who competed in three World Championships, being present in 1989 in Dortmund, in 1997 in Manchester and two years later in Eindhoven, came within a whisker of securing four titles. She won women’s team 45 to 54 years in partnership with colleague Claudia Garcia; before securing the mixed doubles