Cuba has won eight gold medals at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, after Alexis Lopez won the title in the men's individual short-paddle rowing contest, in which he clocked 7.53.96 minutes, and was followed by his compatriot Yhoan Uribarri, who won the silver medal (8.00.66), while Venezuela's José Guipe finished in the third place (8.03.44).
Olympic' Yoandys Lezcay Pardo leads the 16 athletes from Las Tunas who will participate in the Central American and Caribbean Games starting on July 19 in Barranquilla, Colombia.
The Cuban baseball team will seek a victory today against the U.S. college team that will draw the 7th Friendly Series, which began Tuesday in the capital's Latin American stadium.
The team that will represent Las Tunas in the 58 National Series was announced on Tuesday. The 40 players will have the necessary tools to give continuity to an unprecedented stage of its history, when the representatives of the province have disputed the title of the two most demanding championships of Cuban baseball.