Florida celebrated the 50th anniversary of the creation of the national school games.

Florida celebrated the 50th anniversary of the creation of the national school games.

Florida celebrated the 50th anniversary of the creation of the national school games.

Written by:  Yunier  Soler  Castellanos

Florida, jul 12 – As a sign of recognition of athletes and glories of the sport, on Thursday was commemorated in the municipality of Florida, the 50th  anniversary of the creation of the national school games, through a journey with torch through city of streets.

The tribute was hosted at the José Martí Central Park of the territory, where the participants recalled multiple  athletes who have participated in this type of event since its foundation and whose games were among  the greatest victories of the Cuban Olympic Games History.

Some of the athletes  remembered in this commemoration were : the Basketball players Generoso Márquez, Gustavo Armenteros and Leidis Oquendo, the baseball players Anselmo Hernandez, the judoka William D Nelson, the fencer Vicente Perez Jimenez and boxers Alexander Jimenez and  Amauris Campanioni, as well as the westlers Yandro Quintana, Michel Batista and Yunior Estrada

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