Havana, Feb 21.- The Cuban boating aspires to 12 medals, nine gold and three silver, in the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla 2018, revealed here today by the National Commissioner of the discipline, Alejandro Hamze.
In statements to Prensa Latina, the Director stressed that the major goal of the kayakers and kayacistas is to give the Cuban delegation the preseas predicted to contribute to the goal of winning first place in the colombian appointment, set of 19 July to 3 August ahead, and to retain the top achieved from 1970.
According to the national pre-selection Hamze, currently under preparation in the lake Hanabanilla, more than 300 kilometers east of the capital, and return the next 28 to compete in the Match of challenging, 8 to 11 March in the dam La Coronela, west of Havana, and then carried out a training in height.
For the Match, the organizers invited representatives of consideration of the area to brighten up the lid Centro-Caribbean, where Cubans will have as main rivals among men to the Colombians and among Mexican women.
Before the fair of Barranquilla, the main Cuban canoeists will participate in the circuit of the World Cups, added the Commissioner during a ceremony of recognition of the best junior athletes in the country in 2017.
Between the letters of the Cuban boating for the lid of Barranquilla stressed to the pair of C-2, integrated by Serguei Torres and Fernando Dayan Enrique, and of the same modality among females, composed of Mayvihanet Borges and Liliana Naranjo, bronze medalist in the U-23 World Championship 2017 in Pitesti.
He also referred to the kayak’s player Fidel Vargas and young figures as Reiner Mora, War And Yurieny Reinier Torres, and highlighted the future of the discipline in the country with athletes under the age of 20 years, filled with a lot of talent and a tremendous potential to deliver more honors to Cuba.
The Antillean nation boating ended in the first position of the Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz 2014, by accumulating eight gold medals and four silver, followed by the Mexican representatives (3-4-4) and Colombians (1-2-2). (Text and Image: PL)