Carrión won a difficult lawsuit against a local idol. Author: Monica Ramirez
During the day this Tuesday, Cuba added an important gold medal in continuation of the 5th. Alba games. This title came to us from fencing through Dariel Carrión of Santiago, who was proclaimed épée champion by defeating (15-12) local Francisco Limardo, a high-level opponent, London 2012 Olympic champion and considered one of the best representatives of this weapon in Venezuela.
The young fencer told the accredited press at the event that it was a revenge duel, having previously beaten him in the San Salvador 2023 Central American and Caribbean Games qualifier.
In order to win the right to choose the golden diadem at the Gymnasium of the Military Academy of the Guard, the headquarters of the fight, the indomitable defeated another host, Daniel Lugo, 15-12 touches, who, together with also the Venezuelan Jesús Antonio Limardo, they received bronze metals.
In the individual competition, Cuba won a total of three titles, one silver and four bronze medals, with no team tournaments at the Fuerte Tiuna stadium.
silver on wheels
Skating at the multi-sport competitions held in Venezuela ended for a small delegation from the Antilles with another silver medal from Hector Caballero of Camagüey in the 200m throw. It was the second silver prize that the Cuban received at the fair.
Her compatriot Adriana Cantillo, who had managed three third-place finishes in previous days, was at the podium gate on Tuesday in her 200m specialty, which, in the case of the girls, was largely dominated by Venezuelans.
Thus, the skaters from the Greater Antilles finished their performance with five medals, with the added bonus that they were won against rivals belonging to the world’s elite.
Three Cubans with a safe seat in the boxing final
Boxing tournament 5tos. The ALBA Games, which take place at the Court of Peace in the Playa Grande sector in the Venezuelan state of La Guaira, saw three boxers from Cuba secure places in the competition’s grand finals on Tuesday.
This is Jorge Soto (80kg), who defeated Venezuelan Rafael Perdomo in the RSC semi-final, for which he will fight tomorrow for the scepter against the owner, Diego Pereira.
For his part, Yoel Duvergel (+92kg) won by unanimous vote over local resident Abraham Suarez and will go for gold this Wednesday against Charles Delroy of Dominica.
Since last Sunday, Cuba has secured its representative on the final card when super-overweight southpaw Freddy Alberto Perez defeated Venezuela’s Luis Sanchez 4-1. For the title, he is waiting for a confrontation with the Russian Sergey Slobodyan.
Among those who left the boxing of these games without a smile were Cuban featherweight champion Rafael Joubert; Damian Arce (51 kg); Rogelandi Delis (63.5 kg) and Jorge Forcades (71 kg).
In the women’s fight, Arianna Imbert (66 kg) from Guantanamo, who made history last Saturday as the first Cuban boxer to win on the international stage, failed to advance in the competition, losing 5:0 to the hostess of the tournament, Juliannis Alvarez. Meanwhile, also Grant Guantanamo Reinabell (50kg) fell in front of Venezuelan Tayonis Cedeno.
In other disciplines, the Cuban baseball team will take on Nicaragua for bronze this Wednesday, a match that will be played at the Jorge Luis Garcia Carneiro Stadium in the Venezuelan state of La Guaira.
Meanwhile, the Cuban chess player Yaniela Forgas played at the end of our edition of the seventh round of the absolute chess tournament, where she occupies one of the first places in the tournament table.
Source: Juventud Rebelde