Canada's Ellie Black won silver in the women's beam final on Wednesday. (Carlos Osorio for CBC Sports)

Canada’s Ellie Black repeats 5-medal Pan Ams performance

Canadian gymnast Ellie Black’s breakout performance came four years ago in Toronto. Her Pan Am Games encore in Lima was on par and nearly one better.

Black’s record-smashing run to the podium continued Wednesday with a silver medal in the women’s beam event at the Villa El Salvador Sports Center.

She was also in position for bronze in the floor competition but missed the podium when the final gymnast — teammate Brooklyn Moors — delivered a knockout performance for gold.

Black was cheering her on throughout the performance and they hugged after the scores were finally posted after a 10-minute delay… More

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