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Cuba confident of sending more than 300 athletes to Beijing 2008
Cuba is confident that it will send 305 athletes to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, although only 56 have obtained their places in 11 sports, a sporting chief said on Tuesday.

Roberto Leon Richards, vice president of the National Sports, Physical Education and Recreation Agency (INDER), said Cuba aims to compete in 20 Olympic sports in 2008.

In the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Cuba came 11th on the medals standings with 27 medals, including nine gold.

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