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  • 03 / 11 / 2015

For Cuban athletes started the 34th International Weightlifting Tournament Manuel Suárez Inmemorian, in Cienfuegos city, it will be a stage while a gauge of preparation towards the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, to be held on July 10 to 26.

This was recognized by Jorge Luis Barcelán, national commissioner of the sport, who also told reporters that it is not expected that the main Creole halteristas occupy top rankings on the podium of the contest, for there are yet four months of training with a view to the Canadian fair .

Cuba will attend with 14 men and eight women. Among the designated stands Yoelmis Hernandez, Division 85 kilograms, three times world medalist in clean and jerk.

They also uploaded to the crowbar Javier Vanega (94 kg), Alejandro Cisnero (105), Alberto Pupo (+105), Victor Quiñones (94), Adriel La O and Jordanis Espinosa (both in 77 kg). In the women stand Niulis González (53 kg), Saily Valdespino (58), María Rodríguez (63) and Marina Almaguer (69). A Pan only attend one.

According to the latest information given to the press by the Provincial Directorate of Sports in Cienfuegos, main organizer of the tournament, are confirmed more than 80 athletes from 12 countries: United States, Brazil, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Aruba, Chile , Uruguay, El Salvador, Honduras and Ecuador.

Today the initial technical meeting shall in the Pasacaballos hotel. Tomorrow the official opening is scheduled in the afternoon, and the dispute medals in the 48 and 53 kg among females and 56 for males.

All competitions will take place in the evening hours. For Friday the 13th is a scientific conference program. The closing ceremony will be on Saturday 14 at 6:30 pm The main stage will be the Guernica Room, located in a central area of the so-called Pearl of the South.

Source: Newspaper Trabajadores

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