HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 20 (acn) The judoka Aliuska Ojeda, 57 kilograms , is the only representative of Cuba on the first day of the Dusseldorf Grand Prix, in Germany, an event that grants points for the world ranking.
According to the website of the tournament, Ojeda, bronze medalist of Havana 2014 Grand Prix, was bye in the opening round and will face in the second to the winner of the bout between Austrian Tina Zeltner and Turkish Nazlican Ozerler.
This Friday there will be activity in women's divisions of 48 and 52 kilos and men's 60 and 66, but without the presence of Cubans.
But Magdiel Estrada (73), silver medalist in Havana 2014 Grand Prix, Ivan Silva (81), bronze medalist at the 2014 Pan American Championships in Guayaquil, and Maylin del Toro (63) will see action on Saturday representing the Caribbean nation.
Meanwhile, José Armenteros (100), Chelyabinsk 2014 World Championship runner up and Kaliema Antomachín (78), fifth in the world cup of Rio de Janeiro 2013 will fight on Sunday -last date of the German event, which brings together 547 judokas -347 men and 220 women from 75 countries.