Experienced Taimara Oropesa returns to the ring. Author: Calixto N. Llanes
The Giraldilla Havana International Badminton Tournament 2023 returns to the competitive calendar in 2023 after a three-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Jit in its online version, the fair will be held from 16 to 19 March.
This is the 21st edition. fight, which will take place in Ciudad Deportiva Coliseum, where more than 30 players from Canada, Croatia, England, Israel, Peru, Jamaica, Guatemala, Ecuador, USA, Indonesia and Bulgaria are expected to participate.
Cuba will be represented by 22 athletes, mostly newcomers, led by Taimara Oropesa, Eili Ortiz and Lejanis Contreras, as well as Roberto Carlos Herrera, Juan Carlos Bencomo and Leandro Gil, all participants in the national selection.
According to the report, the Antillean team has a training base in Pinar del Rio.
Most of the participating teams arrive with the intention of scoring points for the rankings, with the Giraldilla being the penultimate qualifying event for the Pan American Games in Santiago 2023. The continental competition in Jamaica will be the last fair to provide tickets for a multi-sport event in America, Orlando Cala commented to sports publication Martinez, National Badminton Commissioner.
Source: Juventud Rebelde