Action continued at the event in Barranquilla today ©Barranquilla 2018

Mexico's Jose Aguirre and Ignacio Sarabia upstaged Juan Arango and Edwin Avila to secure gold in the men's madison event at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla.

Aguirre and Sarabia produced a superb display to finish on a total of 94 points, 29 in front of their nearest challengers, to top the podium at the Velódromo Alcides Nieto Patiño.

Double world champion Avila and Arango, also a World Championships medallist, were hoping to overhaul the Mexican duo but they held on for a famous victory in the Colombian city.

The bronze medal in the competition went to the Venezuelan pair of Clever Martinez and Maximo Rojas.

Trinidad and Tobago's Nicholas Paul added to his sprint triumph yesterday by winning the one kilometre time trial in 1min 0.171sec.

Colombia's Kevin Quintero took silver in 1:00.729 and Guatemala's Luis Cordon was the recipient of the bronze medal.

Puerto Rico claimed softball gold with victory over Mexico ©Barranquilla 2018
Puerto Rico claimed softball gold with victory over Mexico ©Barranquilla 2018

Jessica Salazar led a Mexican one-two in the women's keirin, with compatriot Luz Gaziola earning silver.

Martha Bayona of Colombia rounded off the podium with bronze on a difficult day for Colombia's cyclists, many of whom arrived at the event as favourite in their respective disciplines.

Puerto Rico claimed the softball title with a 4-2 victory over Mexico in the grand final at the Estadio Pequeñas Ligas.

Mexico were forced to settle for the silver medal following the defeat, while bronze was claimed by Cuba.

Mexico did enjoy team sport success today as they earned the men's and women's team squash gold medals.

The men's side overcame hosts Colombia 2-1 in the final, with their women's squad beating the same opponents 2-0.

The day's results saw Mexico extend their advantage at the top of the medal table as they now have 77 golds in a total haul of 190.

Colombia sit second on 43 golds and an overall 133, while Cuba are third on 35 golds in a total of 107.