Cuba returns to second place in Veracruz medal board
- Submitted by: Camila
- 11 / 28 / 2014
Mexico returned to the top of the medal board in Central American and Caribbean Games after match and surpass Cuba yesterday, with the conquest of 12 new gold medals thus raising the total to 89, making a difference of 7 compared toCuba, which ranks second.
Cuba wasted several opportunities in athletics, but won in wrestling with unstoppable Mijaín Lopez. Moreover, the men's soccer team played an excellent game against the Mexicans which unfortunately was decided in prisons with victory by 6 to 7 goals for the home side.
On Wednesday, Cuba boxing completed the nine boxers figure present in the discussion of the golden metal.
Yobany Veitía (52 kilograms), Lazaro Alvarez (60), Roniel Iglesias (69), Julio Cesar La Cruz (81) and Yoandy Toirac (over 91), completed the work begun yesterday in the remaining weigh, except 49.
Source: Prensa Latina