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CENTRAL AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN GAMES

Sancti Spiritus Athletes Outstanding in Veracruz (+photos)

Sancti Spiritus 19-athletes delegation which attended the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, held in Veracruz, Mexico, had an significant performance.  Eighteen of them got at least one medal, while thirteen won the title in their respective competitions. Thus, the local sport team was awarded a total of 18 gold, 4 silver, and 5 bronze […] Continue reading

Cuban Track and Field Athletes with Five Gold Medals in CAC Games

Cuban athletics conquered five titles, thus maintaining its good performance in the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, based in Veracruz , Mexico, where the rowers won’t heir first title. The golden path was initiated by Omar Cisneros, who won the men´s 400 meter hurdles with time of 49.56 seconds to achieve his season best […] Continue reading

Cuban Wrestler Mijain Lopez Wins His Only Missing Title

Cuban wrestler Mijail Lopez would have liked to win his title on the mattress, but what matters is that he won the only title missing from his medals collection. This was what the ebony giant stated after winning the gold medal in the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in the 130 kilograms division of […] Continue reading

Five New Gold Medals for Cuba in CAC Games

A harvest of four titles in athletics and a gold medal in Greco Roman wrestling stood out in the performance of Cubans November 25th in the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games Veracruz 2014. Cuban wrestler Mijaín Lopez, double Olympic champion and five-time world champion, was one of those who climbed to the top of […] Continue reading

Cuba Tops Veracruz 2014 Games

Cuba appeared today on top of the standings in the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, held in Veracruz, Mexico by accumulating 77 titles, one ahead of Mexico. The Cuban delegation (77-44-45) won yester day six gold, two silver and three bronze medals, totaling thus 166 medals; while Mexico (76-61-81) fell to second place. Colombia […] Continue reading

Cuban Yordanis Garcia Awarded Gold in CACG

Yordanis Garcia went ahead since Monday when winning the 100 meters event and held the leadership all the way under the cold and persistent drizzle, determined to fall on Heriberto Jara Stadium. The decathlete Yordanis Garcia came for the scepter to the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games and conquered it with a total of […] Continue reading

Cuban Wrestlers Win Four Gold Medals

Cuba won four titles in Greco Roman Wrestling, result with which passed Mexico in the standings of the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz. Ismael Borrero, at 59 kilograms, Miguel Martinez (66), Pablo Shorey (85) andYasmany Lugo (98) were the wrestlers who reached the top of the podium. With these results, Cuba climbed […] Continue reading

Cuban Shooter Pupo Best in Rapid Fire Pistol

Cuban shooter Leuris Pupo acknowledged that he had not a good performance in the final, but he won the gold medal in the men’s individual 25 meters rapid fire pistol event in the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, based at El Lencero Police Academy in this city. Pupo, who accumulated 29 points, had a […] Continue reading

Cuban Pole Vaulter Wins Gold, Sets CAC Record

Cuban Yarisley Silva won the gold medal in the women’s pole vault, with new record of 4.60 meters in the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz . Silva, London 2012 Olympic silver medalist, won without too much effort and surpassed the previous mark of 4.20 meters for such events. Puerto Rican Diamara Planell […] Continue reading

Cuba Men’s Field Hockey Team Awarded Gold in Veracruz

The Cuban men’s field hockey team won the gold medal of the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico, by defeating Trinidad and Tobago 5-1. Cuba ‘s Yoandy Blanco was the main attacking figure by scoring three goals, and was backed by fellows Adrian Molina and Yoel Veitía, with one per capita. The […] Continue reading

Cuban Hammer Thrower’s New Record in CACG

Cuban Yipsi Moreno won the hammer throw title setting a new record, 71.35 meters, for the Central American and Caribbean Sports Games Veracruz-2014. Moreno, three-time world champion, won that level on her fifth attempt, which surpassed the previous mark of 70.22 meters in her possession from Cartagena de Indias-2006. The two-time Olympic captioning in Athens […] Continue reading

Cuba Winner of CACG Baseball

Cuba’s national team won the gold medal in baseball of the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games Veracruz 2014, defeating Nicaragua 9-3 slate Cuba once again demonstrated its regional hegemony in baseball, getting his fifteenth golden metal, in exchange of a silver and a bronze, for a total of 17 medals in the history of […] Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Eglys de la Cruz Obtains Second Gold Medal in Veracruz

Renowned Cuban shooter Eglys de la Cruz got her second gold medal in the Central American and Caribbean Games in the Women’s Individual 50m Rifle 3 Positions (452.5 points). Eglys de la Cruz, from the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus, grabbed a second gold medal at the Central American and Caribbean Games Veracruz 2014, […] Continue reading

Cuba Wins Women’s Team Pursuit in CAC Cycling with Record

With record for Central American and Caribbean Games in cycling, the Cuban quartet won the women’s team pursuit event at the competition organized by Veracruz, Mexico. Marlies Mejias, Arlenis Sierra, Yudelmis Dominguez and Yumari Gonzalez set a new record for the Games of 4: 31,235 minutes, at the velodrome of Xalapa and were escorted by […] Continue reading

Cuban Baseball Team Unbeaten in Veracruz Games

The Cuban baseball team finished undefeated its qualifying stage of the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico, after knocking out 10-0 Guatemala. The right-hander Yosvani Torres was the winner by allowing only two hits and striking out five opponents in the same amount of innings, while Jean Paolo Rossil took the loss. […] Continue reading

Cuba Wins Gold in Taekwondo in Veracruz Games

Cuban Rafael Alba won the gold medal in the 87 kg division in taekwondo of the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico. Alba, world champion last year in Puebla, showed no mercy with Jamaican Craig Brown, whom he unobjectionable beat 18-2 , to thereby add another important laurel to his young career. […] Continue reading

Three More Gold Medals for Cuba in Shooting Sports

Cuba won three gold and one silver medal with accurate shots in the shooting event of the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico. Jorge Grau, in the men’s 10 meters air pistol, was one of those who reached the top of the podium –he achieved his fourth title- with a total of […] Continue reading

Cuba Gets Gold in Women’s Team Sprint in CAC Games

Cuban cyclists Lisandra Guerra and Marlies Mejias won the gold medal in the women’s team sprint event at the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz. Guerra and Mejias joined efforts in Xalapa velodrome to win the event with time of 33,624 seconds, ahead of Mexican duo Maria Fong-Luz Gaxiola (34,124) and Venezuelans Daniela […] Continue reading
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