Cuba finished seventh in the World Cup of Cycling
- Submitted by: Camila
- 11 / 11 / 2014
The Cuban delegation reached seventh place in the first stop of the World Cup track cycling, which concluded Sunday in Guadalajara, Mexico. Silver and bronze medal were the achievements of the Cuban Marlies Mejias and Lisandra Guerra respectively.
Mejias was only surpassed by the Belgian Jolien Dhoore at the grueling omnium race for Ladies, which define the most complete rider. Guerra in the other hand was placed in the third position in the speed race.
The event was dominated by Australia, with a total of three gold medals and two silver. Behind Australians concluded Britain and Germany, both with two gold medals and two silver.
The other outstanding performance by Latin starred in the Colombian Fabian Puerta who won bronze medals in the sprint and keirin.
The World Cup will continue in London in December and Cali (Colombia) in January to a final stop in France in February 2015.