President Inder reiterated the island’s readiness to continue to develop regional sports. Author: Roberto Morejon Guerra
As part of the multi-sport event, the 2nd took place this Monday. Alba-TCP Ministerial and Senior Sports Leadership Meeting, where representatives from ten countries met at Casa Amarilla, the headquarters of the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Osvaldo Vento Montiller, president of Inder, had the opportunity to deliver the first speech at the meeting and took the opportunity to recall the role of commanders Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez in promoting sports projects such as the Alba Games, among other events that aim to use sport as an ideal means for further unification of the Latin American peoples.
“We confirm Cuba’s readiness to contribute whatever is required of it and its support for the continuation of the games in Alba,” Vento Montiller wrote on his Twitter account.
Those present at the conclave reiterated their condemnation of the United States blockade of Cuba, and also agreed to continue cooperation in the field of sports at the continental level and continue to develop events of this type, in which participation of all kinds is also encouraged.
Martial arts continue to give notes
Taekwondo and judo continued to add gold to the Cuban delegation in the competitive closing of both disciplines in this 5th place. Sports games Alba.
As for the sport of South Korean origin, he added three more titles thanks to Indira Delgado, the women’s individual traditional poomsae champion, and the duo of Yannara Ávila and Alejandro Arencibia, who won the poomsae. freestyle mixed double; and Guillermo Perez, who won the 80 kg kyorugi weight category.
For Delgado, this was his second crown of the tournament after the one he received along with Navarro in a mixed duo. With this result, the native of Santiago de Cuba became the most prominent taekwondo player on the island at the event.
In addition to these three titles, Dario Navarro also added a silver medal in men’s singles.
For their part, the judokas of the Greater Antilles, having won a dozen individual titles, as well as three silvers and one bronze, once again demonstrated their vast superiority by winning the mixed team event ahead of Venezuela and Nicaragua, who finished second and third in that order.
Meanwhile, at the Teo Capriles Velodrome in Caracas, figure skater Adriana Cantillo took her third bronze in the jousting tournament, this time in the 500m final, the first two places went to locals Wilmari Toro and Nelly Fernandez, in that order.
Source: Juventud Rebelde