07/19/2015 10:46 EDT | Updated 07/19/2016 05:59 EDT

Evan Dunfee, Canadian race walker, captures Pan Am title

Canadian Evan Dunfee overcame stifling heat and humidity to capture gold in the men's 20-kilometre race walk at the Pan American Games on Sunday.

The Richmond, B.C., native finished in one hour 23 minutes six seconds while fellow Canadian Inaki Gomez was second in 1:24:25. Brazil's Caio Bonfim was third.