CAMAGUEY , Cuba, Apr 12 – Camagüey served its purpose today by leading the initial stage of the 1st National Series of Boxing eastern zone qualifying round.
The local squad total ed 82 points in the event held at Rafael Fortun Sports Palace, in this city, and was followed by Villa Clara (64), Sancti Spiritus (44) and Ciego de Ávila (38) .
Camagüey’s performance was outstanding; they achieved 13 wins and only 2 losses and in the final match they beat 27-11 Sancti Spiritus thanks to the wins by Yoandris Baro (91 kgs), Andres Garcia (56), Disnay Semanat (64) and Yendry Licea (49).
The only defeat was achieved by Leandro Medina (75).
In the other match of the day Villa Clara defeated 27-13 Ciego de Avila.
The bouts in the other divisions will take place in Villa Clara province in the second and final phases of the qualifying round in the central zone.
The final will be attended by the best team of each one of the three zones of the qualifying rounds.