The Dominican Luguelín Santos won the gold medal in the 400 meter dash at the Pan American Games in Toronto.
Santos made a time of 44.56 seconds to give the country the second gold, which now has 15 medals (two gold, five silver and eight bronze).
Due to the contract with Puma, a company of world manufacturer of clothing and footwear, the native of Bayaguana earned US $ $ 3,000 to climb to the top of the podium in the continental competition.
In the last edition of these Games in Guadalajara 2011, Creole sprinter won the silver medal in that event.
The second place in the final held at the stadium of the University of York was for the Trinidadian Machel Cedenio, with 44.70, and the bronze was in the coffers of the United States, thanks to Kyle Clemons, who crossed the line in 44, 84.