Great performance of Cuba in the Triathlon Pan American Cup
- Submitted by: Camila
- 02 / 05 / 2015
Cuban team of triathlon participating at the Pan American Cup in Punta Guilarte, Puerto Rico, returns home with a silver medal among men, and excellent performances in the women.
In the men's section, Michel Gonzalez came in second place with a time of 1: 54.32 hours, surpassed only by the Costa Rican Leonardo Chacon (1: 54.24), while the bronze metal corresponded to Colombian Carlos Javier Quinchara (1: 54.34).
Among the leading figures of the tournament, held this Sunday, the Irish Bryan Keane was now fourth (1: 56.30) after finishing third in the Latin American Havana, recently made.
Meanwhile, Cuban Lisandra Hernandez and Leslie Amat gave a creditable performance, concluding fourth and fifth, respectively, female paragraph that dominated American Erin Jones (2: 09.56).
The distance to travel, for both sexes, was 500 thousand meter swim, 40 km bike and 10 career event the continental ranking points awarded, with a view to qualifying for the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, to be held in July, and the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro 2016 (Brazil).
Now Cubans will be prepared to intervene in the upcoming February 22 at the Pan American Cup and Central American and Caribbean Barranquilla, Colombia, which assist Conrado Martínez, plus Gonzalez Hernandez and Amat.