Cuba´s Best Athletes of 2019 Awards presented

Cuba´s Best Athletes of 2019 Awards presented
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20 December 2019
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This Thursday, the most outstanding athletes of 2019 in Cuba, led by wrestler Ismael Borrero and discus thrower Yaimé Pérez, elected as the best, both world and Pan American champions, received their awards.

The most relevant athletes in collective disciplines, in non-individual events, and the best sports were recognized.

Discus thrower Yaimé Pérez thanked the Cuban Sports Movement.

Other recognitions went to the ten most outstanding figures; the rookie of the year, the youths with the most significant impact; Omara Durand as the most excellent among the disabled, and other categories.

The Anti-Doping Laboratory obtained recognition for 16 years of excellence in its work.

Commander of the Revolution and vice president of the Council of Ministers, Ramiro Valdes, presided the Gala that was held at the Revolutionary Armed Forces Universal Hall.

Also attending were the head of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education, and Recreation (INDER), Osvaldo Vento Montiller; José Ángel Portal Miranda and Eduardo Rodríguez Dávila, Ministers of Health and Transport respectively, among other high-ranking government and sports officials.

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