With the inclusion of two women and two men, Cuba raised to nine the number of swimmers and 167 the number of competitors qualified for the First Pan American Junior Games in Cali, Colombia, to be held from November 25 to December 5.
The Cuban men's team will look for another victory today in the second round of the U21 volleyball World Championship, with shared venues in Bulgaria and Italy, after defeating Cameroon 3-0 on Monday, by no-show in the H key.
The Cuban U23 baseball team will play a key match today against the host and champion representative Mexico, in Group A of the 3rd World Cup of that category, which is being held at the Yaquis de Obregon stadium in Sonora.
With 18 wrestlers, 12 men and six women, Cuba will attend the wrestling tournament of the First Pan American Junior Games, to be held in Cali, Colombia, from November 25 to December 5 this year, with a full team.
Cuban slugger Alfredo Despaigne continued today with his good performance in his at-bats, but the champion SoftBank Falcons fell 1-4 to Nippon Ham and their qualification to the postseason in the Pacific zone of the Japanese professional baseball league is complicated.
Cuban Maritza Arribas will replace Lisandra Ordaz and will be the Cuban representative in the selection of America in the FIDE World Women's Team Championship, scheduled for the Spanish city of Sitges from September 26 to October 3.
Cuban Alfredo Despaigne hit his fourth home run of the season Monday, and was a key player in the 5-4 victory of the SoftBank Falcons over the Rakuten Eagles, in the Pacific League of Japanese professional baseball.
Cuba will face Puerto Rico today, in search of the last chance of victory in the preliminaries for both teams, in the 19th women's senior volleyball Pan American Cup, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.