Cuba, jun 3 – The cyclist Lisandra Guerra won all the gold medals of the Cuba Cup, held at the Reinaldo Paseiro velodrome, in Havana.
The last day of the contest, the Cuban rider, four-time World medalist, won the keirin event with time of 11.98 seconds, escorted by the also Cuban Laura Arias and Guatemalan Maria Jimenez.
According to the digital edition of the publication sports Jit, Guerra also beat Arias and Jimenez in the 500m time trial and the same result happened in the sprint, but in addition she won the team sprint accompanied by Arias.
In the women’s points race the winner was Spanish Ana Usabiaga with 42 points, followed by the hosts Yoanka Gonzalez (14) and Marlies Mejias (13).
Among men the Keirin event was won by Spanish Hodei Mazquiarán, from Euskadi club, who beat in a hard-fought final the locals Alejandro Mainat and Luis A. Montoya;
while Guatemalan Dorian Monterroso (43) surpassed the locals Lisuandi Alonso (33) and Pedro Sibila (31), in that order in the points race.
This tournament is part of the training of Cuban cyclists for the Central American and Caribbean Games to be held in November, in Veracruz, Mexico.
In this regard, Leonel Alvarez, Cuban head coach, told Jit that he assesses as positive the performance of his pupils, especially the women who will attend the Pan American Track Cycling championship in September, event that grants tickets to the continental games of Toronto 2015.
Sorce: Radio Rebelde