South American Games silver for Nicolette Fernandes
Guyana’s ace squash player Nicolette Fernandes on Wednesday evening took silver in the Women’s Singles at the South American Games.
Fernandes lost 2-3 to Laura Perez of Colombia, after leading the contest with success in the first two sets.
The Guyanese, who won gold at the Games in 2010, took a 2-0 lead with an 11-6, 11-8 scoreline, but Perez rebounded to take the next three sets 11-7, 11-7, 13-11.
Fernandes’ silver is Guyana’s third medal at this Games, following a pair of bronze from boxers Keevin Allicock and Desmond Amsterdam.