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The Colombia national ice hockey team took the title of the Pan American tournament held in Mexico after beating the host team in a close finish.
Colombia began with good pressure on the Aztecs and managed, through the first two periods to take a 2-0 lead on the scoreboard. In the third Mexico tied the game (2-2) and forced the game into a penalty shootout. The Mexican team squandered two of the three charges that were giving to them and the Colombians took championship for the second year in a row.
On the men ‘s side six teams competed in an event including two teams from Mexico, two from Argentina, one from Brazil and one from Colombia. Five teams were on the side of women including two from Mexico, two from Argentina and one from Colombia.
Colombia arrived with a male team composed mostly online hockey players that surprised the host, Mexico, with a 2-3 victory on penalties for the gold medal.
As for the women ‘s team they had to settle for fourth place after losing the bronze medal game to Mexico 2 (3-1). Last year the ladies took the silver medal.
Colombia Men are two time Pan American Champions.