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Cuban triathlete Leslie Amat will compete in the South Korean World Cup

Havana, Oct. 19. - The main Cuban triathlete, Leslie Amat, will participate today in the World Cup in Togyeong, South Korea, in search of points for the Olympic ladder heading for Tokyo 2020.

Amat will start with number 30, among 62 female contenders in the sprint mode, according to the official website of the International Triathlon Union (ITU).

The  Cuban finished 22nd in the most recent competition, the World Cup stop in Weihai, China, where she was fourth for America, despite problems with her bike and her recent injury.

In Weihai, Amat timed 20:46 minutes in swimming and 1:08 in the first transition, 1: 13.40 hours in cycling, 29 seconds in the second transition and 40:23 minutes in the race, for a total of 2: 26.16 hours, according to official ITU results. (ACN) (Photo: Archive)