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Five Cuban wrestlers participate in tournament in Iran

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Five Cuban wrestlers participate in tournament in IranHAVANA, Cuba, Jan 24 (acn) Cuba will be represented by five athlete of the Greco-Roman style in the 39th Takhti Cup International Wrestling Tournament, running today and tomorrow in Iran, contest that serves as training for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.

The Caribbean squad includes Javier Dumenigo (60 kg), Yosvani Peña (77), Daniel Gregorich (87), Daniel Rosillo (97) and Oscar Pino (130), the latter twice world bronze medalist.
Olympic monarchs Ismael Borrero (67) and Mijain Lopez (130), aces of the Cuban team, won´t attend the competition due to the latter suffers a slight injury, while Borrero is undergoing personal problems.
Luis Orta (60) and Yasmany Lugo (97) will also lose the chance to fight on Iranian soil because they are enrolled in the German Bundesliga tournament.
Cuban sent three wrestlers to the last edition of the Takhti Cup and none of them could climb to the awards podium.

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