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  • 02 / 12 / 2015

Cerro Pelado-Granma International Tournament will be held from February 11 to 15, in the Cuban capital. The members of the national wrestling team are training really hard in order to defeat foreign competitors.

Lisset Echavarria of 75 kilograms, monarch in the Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, last November, will be among the representatives of Cuba with more options to climb to the top of the podium.

Katherine Vidiaux (69), with experience in the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, still try to show her level of mattresses.

It will also be interesting to see in action the tiny Yusnelis Guzman, 48 kilos, for whom the rivals will face are very demanding, but "my tactics in each bout is cansarlas with my explosiveness and speed," he said.

Related to the presence of foreign gladiators, a team led by several world medalists will represent the US in the competition.

Adeline Gray (75), current queen of the world and four-time winner of medals in universal conflicts, is expected to attend the event; also world champion in 2012 and four podiums occupant of these occasions, Elena Pirozhkova (63).

Another endorsed it is Victoria Anthony (48), youth world champion in 2009 and 2010, besides being continental champion, who will attempt from Thursday defend his title last year.

They will also make the trip Alyssa Lampe (48), Whitney Conder (53), Helen Maroulis (55), Alli Ragan and Kelsey Campbell (58) and Jenna Burkert (60), under the direction of Coach Terry Steiner.

Source: AIN

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