ALBA is coming

Gradually Cuban athletes who will participate in the 5th. Huegos del Alba arrived in Venezuela to acclimatize for the multi-sport event, which will begin on April 21 and will last until the 29th of this month.

265 young people who will compete in 22 out of 33 disciplines are already on Bolivarian soil to prepare for the Central American and Caribbean Games in San Salvador and the Pan American Games in Santiago de Chile, which are scheduled for this year.

Among the first activities carried out by the delegation was a visit to the Cuartel de la Montaña, a military history museum and a site of great symbolic importance as it hosts the remains of Commander Hugo Rafael Chávez Frias.

At present, the athletes of the Greater Antilles are training to adjust the small details before the competition and thus come up with the optimal way that will allow them to best enhance the prestige of the fight, as well as add important experience for the following tasks.

In addition to the Cubans, there were already participants in Venezuela from Nicaragua, Dominica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and St. Lucia, soon to be joined by participants from Bolivia, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis and Russia. guest country of the event.

While all this happened in Caracas, the so-called Sacred Fire of the Great Motherland, which will illuminate the fifth edition of this multiple competition, is still traveling through different corners of Venezuela’s geography. The flame has recently passed through La Guaira, one of the host cities near the capital, as well as Miranda, from where it will continue on to the opening ceremony next Friday, with 387 sets of medals to be played.

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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