The Cuban para-athlete laureate, Omara Durand, known as the fastest in the world, left her mark for posterity in the athletic stadium of the Peruvian capital, where the Para-Pan American Games are taking place.
President Miguel Díaz-Canel congratulated Cuban athletes today who won gold medals in judo, wrestling, rowing and cycling in the 18th Pan American Games Lima 2019.
Cuban women’s handball team defeated the United States 24-23 in a dramatic bronze medal match of the Pan American Games Lima 2019.
Cuba won its fifth gold medal at the XVIII Pan American Games Lima-2019 this Monday through the canoeing pair composed by Mahivianet Borges and Katherin Nuevo in the C-2 at a distance of 500 meters.
Cuba’s fourth gold medal at the Pan Americans came through the 10 meter air pistol mixed team, consisting of Laina Perez and Jorge Grau, the second one for each of them.
Cuba will officially announce on Thursday its delegation made up of 420 athletes to participate the Pan American Games in Lima to be held from July 26 to August 11, 2019, according to the President of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER), Jose Antonio Miranda.
President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Sunday congratulated the Cuban boxing team that finished first by countries at the Grand Prix held in Usti Nad Labem, in the Czech Republic.
Baseball teams of Nicaragua and Cuba will play a friendly five-game series in this Central American country in the last week of June, the sports press reported in Managua on Thursday.
The Cuban national volleyball team won the Pan-American U-20 Cup in Peru on Sunday, in an electrifying five-set final in which they imposed their character and efficiency against the refined game of the Dominican Republic team.
Former Cuban basketball player Ruperto Herrera will receive the Olympic Order, highest distinction granted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to the ”Jit” website.