Cuban judokas are training in Europe
The men’s and women’s Cuban judo teams are training in Europe as part of the preparation for the Pan American Games this July in Toronto, Canada, where they will compete with full teams.
William Rosquet, director of the arbitration commission of the Cuban Federation of this sport, said today that the disciples (men) of Justo Noda are in Romania, where they competed this weekend at the Bucharest Open, while the pupils (women) of Ronaldo Veitia are in France .
In the Romanian city the Cuban squad finished second by countries with a gold medal won by Ivan Silva in the 81 kilos, two silver, through Asley González (90) and Jose Armenteros (100), and two fifth seats with Magdiel Estrada (73) and Alex Garcia (+100).
According to the competitive program before Toronto , the Cuban men and women will attend the El Salvador Open to take place on June 27 and 28.
Referring to the preparation of both teams, Rosquet explained that everything goes as planned, so he expects good results in the Canadian multisport event, in which Cuba should win 14 medals.