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Cuban Disabled Athletes Excels at Intl Events
From January to date, Cuban disabled athletes have won 24 medals at world competitions.

That figure includes 14 medals at the 13th Paralympic Games in Beijing, nine at the 1st World Athletics Championship for Deaf People in Turkey, and one at the World Swimming Cup in Manchester, Great Britain.

The total amount is made up of eight gold, six silver and ten bronze medals.

The Cuban athletes broke several world and Paralympic records, especially the gold medals won by Yunidis Castillo (disabled) and Suslaidis Giral (deaf).

Track and field was the sport that most medals won for Cuba, in addition to judo, swimming and wei


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