Cuban cyclists to attend continental meeting in Venezuela
Cuba's best cyclists will compete in the Pan-American Cycling Championship in the Venezuelan city of Valencia.
The Caribbean Island's delegation is already in that South American country, where they are training for the event.
The Cuban women's team is made up of world medalists Lisandra Guerra (500-meter time trial), Yumari González and Yoanka González (both in the scratch modality), as well as Dalila Rodríguez and Yeima Torres.
The men's team includes Julio César Herrera, Yasmani Poll, Ahmed López, Alexis Sotolongo, Ernesto Cano, Yunier Alonso, Michel Fernández, Raúl Granjel and Jan Carlos Arias.
Other members of the Cuban cycling delegation are Arnold Alcolea, Lizardo Benítez, Adonis Cardoso, Alien García and Pedro Pablo Pérez.
According to experts, Cuba has great possibilities to win medals in the speed races, 500-meter time trial, keirin, 3,000-meter individual pursue, the race by points and women's scratch.