Mexican Martha Revuelta goes after No. 40
BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic, October 1, 2019 – Mexican
Martha Revuelta will be seeking for her fortieth medal in
the history of the NORCECA Circuit when she steps on the
sands of Boca Chica alongside Zaira Orellana to compete in
the Hamaca 2019 Finals.
Revuelta, 33, who has won 6 gold medals, 12 silvers and 21
bronzes, attained his first medal with a bronze playing with
Diana Estrada as a partner in 2008 in Manzanillo, Mexico.
That same year she and Estrada combined efforts to claim the
gold medals in Guadalajara.
The best year for the Mexico City native was 2014 when she
teamed up with Bibi Candelas to win three gold medals –
Huixquilucan, Mexico, Boqueron, Puerto Rico and Chula Vista,
United States– and two bronzes in Varadero, Cuba and
Trinidad & Tobago.
The women’s segment of the Hamaca tournament also features
Canadian twins Nicole and Megan McNamara who already have
won a silver medal last year in Punta Cana, Dominican
The McNamaras made news when they won the silver medals at
the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in 2014. That same year they
won the bronze medals at the U19 World Championship in
In 2016, Nicole and Megan combined to win the bronze medals
at the U21 world Championship in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Cubans Yanisleidys Sanchez and Lidiannis Echeverría are a
promising pair looking for a podium position in Boca Chica.
They won a silver medal in Punta Cana 2015 and repeated the
second place in 2016 in Guanacaste, Costa Rica before
winning their first gold medal as a team at home in Varadero.
In 2017, Echeverría partnered Leila Martinez to claim the
gold medal in La Paz, Mexico and also at Cayman Islands.