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Cuba confirmed attendance to the second Sports Games of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) to be held in five Venezuelan states from April 27 to May 12.

Osvaldo Vento, head of the mission giving technical service in Venezuela, told Prensa Latina that Cuba will attend the ALBA Games with a large representation, including its best athletes among its 800 competitors to take part in at least 30 of the 37 sports disciplines of the event.

He explained that the ALBA Games have particular importance for Cuba and Venezuela, since they contribute to reinforce their ties.

The event will also provide the opportunity for invited nations to hone their sports talents, since it will be held two months before the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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