The Cuban athletes will compete in important tournaments to be hosted by Iran and Russia this month Three Cuban Greco-Roman wrestlers, led by Olympic and world champion Ismael Borrero (59 kg), will attend the Takhti Cup in the Iranian city of Mahshahr, next January 25 and 26. Borrero, who will now compete in the 67 … Continue reading
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
Cuba, in general terms, dominated the Pan American Wrestling Championship in Panama with 11 titles, a silver medal and three bronze medals in competition with 18 countries, Granma newspaper is reporting. In the female category, Cuba won gold medals in the 72 kg division, through Lisset Hechavarria, and in the 59 kg division thanks [...] Continue reading
Mijain Lopez remained the Olympic champion in men’s 120-kg of the Greco-Roman wrestling after beating Estonian Heiki Nabi for the gold medal in London. Thus, Cuba climbed to the 13th place in the medals standings by country with 3 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze. It was all matter of time. Mijain defended his Olympic [...] Continue reading
Havana, May 23.- Freestyle wrestler Abraham Conyedo, runner-up champion of the first Youth Olympic Games, currently led the return of Cuba to Pan American Junior Championships.
Havana, Cuba, Nov 5.- Cuban continental weight lifting champions Sergio Alvarez, Ivan Cambar and Yoelmis Hernandez, appear among the best 10 in world ranking in their respective divisions, after their performance at the 16th Pan-American Games in Guada... Continue reading
Camagüey, Oct 21.- Born in the municipality of Florida, Cuban Yunior Estrada will seek the third Pan-American title for a Camagüey-resident wrestler in the Greco-Roman style of the 16th Pan American Games underway in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Local wrestlers Gustavo Balart, Pedro Isaac, Pablo Shorey and Mijain López get the titles in their respective divisions. Continue reading
Havana, Cuba, Sept 13.- Pedro Isaac Hererra (men’s 66 kg- Greco-Roman style) on Monday gave Cuba its first medal in the 2011 World Wrestling Championships that are under way in Istanbul, Turkey.
U.S Olympic champion freestyle wrestler Henry Cejudo will participate in the Granma-Cerro Pelado International Wrestling Tournament next February 16-20 after almost two years without competing.