Thursday, March 14 2013 @ 12:10 PM EDT
Contributed by: Don Winner
Crespo, 23 years old, also set a new regional record in this event, clocking 28.00 seconds.
"I was totally relaxed and focused and things developed as expected," Crespo said after the victory, revalidating the title he won in 2010, when the Games were held in Panama.
The Honduran Jesus Flores (29.95) and the Nicaraguan Andrei Kulyk (30.01) took the silver and bronze respectively.
For his part, the Panamanian Alexander Keller also took the gold medal in the 200 meter individual medley (freestyle, butterfly, back and chest), with a time of 4 minutes 42.31 seconds. (Mi Diario)