The saber fencer Yoandry Iriarte, only Cuban qualified for the Olympic Games of Rio de Janeiro in fencing, will be present at the Pan American Championships of that sport which will host Panama, next June.
Cuban Asley González, London 2012 Olympic silver medalist and world champion of Rio de Janeiro 2013 in the 90 kilos, will be absent from the Pan American Judo Championships, which will continue today at the Sports City Coliseum in Havana.
Cuba won four bronze medals in Kata events of the Pan American Judo Championships, which takes place until next Saturday at the Sports City Coliseum in Havana.
Two male volleyball teams from Cuba and the US will soon hold two matches in Havana as part of their training for Rio 2016 and to resume bilateral exchange practiced during the 1980s.
With the goal of earning at least a ticket for the 2016 Summer Olympics, six Cuban fencers travelled to San Jose, Costa Rica, home of the continental qualifying tournament.