Gold medal for Cuba in boating
- Submitted by: Camila
- 11 / 16 / 2014
Sergey Torres won this Saturday the first gold medal for Cuba in the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games, Veracruz 2014, by winning the final of the canoe car at a distance of one thousand feet.
The competition took place at the Complex Boating Mexican city of Tuxpan. The Cuban crossed the finish line with a time of 3: 48,705 minutes, to win the top prize, escorted by Mexican Jose Cristobal Quirino (3: 53,640) and the Colombian Sergio David (3: 53,880).
Previously, Jorge Garcia had won the first medal for Cuba in multidisciplinary fair, arriving second in the canoe test car at the distance of a thousand feet, in close competition with the host Jesús Valdés.
The Mexican Valdes won the gold metal in 3: 34,077 minutes, exceeding the goal line to Garcia (3: 34,116), while the Venezuelan José Ramos (3: 36,422) came in third.