Inauguration of the Cuba Athletics Cup Called on March 19th

Inauguration of the Cuba Athletics Cup Called on March 19th
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17 March 2020
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With a few surprises, which will include the recognition to outstanding figures of the cuban athletics, the inauguration of the 2020 Cuba Athletics Cup will is scheduled for March 19th in this capital.

Yipsi Moreno, national commissioner of athletics, assured at a press conference that they will officially open that competition at 5:00 p.m. This is considered the national tournament on the island.

Activities will also include the re-inauguration of the track of the Pan American Stadium, with the celebration of the first official event after the refurbishing process that underwent, said the former hammer thrower star, and Olympic champion in Beijing 2008.

Several times world championship, Moreno explained that next Thursday they plan to have the performance of La Colmenita group, along with other very nice surprises that will liven up a very important moment for the Cuban athletics family, she added.

We also want to take advantage of that day to reward those athletes who keep unbroken records of the Cuba Cup for more than 10 years, she pointed out.

As for that national tournament, scheduled for March 19-22, he stressed that they have rescued competitions like the 3000 hurdle race and racewalking.

At the same time, she stressed that around 320 competitors will participate, together with the representatives of five military academies and two universities of the country, in what will be the closure of the first macro structure on the road to the Tokyo Olympic Games, she added.

Lastly, she declared that she was convinced that the Cuba Cup will have the necessary quality according to what sport fans demand, since several of the island's main figures of athletics will be present.

In that group she mentioned the pole vault athlete Yarisley Silva, the long jumper Juan Miguel Echevarría; as well as the disc throwers Yaimé Pérez, and Denia Caballero, all world medalists in outdoor and indoor competitions.

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