Cuban runner Zurian Hechavarría, who qualified for the Tokyo Games in the 400 meters hurdles and will also be in the 4x400 meters relay, said in this city that she hopes to rank among the A-listers in this demanding competition.
Two-time world taekwondo champion Rafael Alba, from Santiago de Cuba, will compete in the Pan American Championship, which will begin on Wednesday in Cancun, Mexico, and will also feature Cuban Yadier Limonta in the 87-kilogram division.
The tournament will serve especially as a test for Alba, the only Cuban taekwondo athlete to qualify for this summer's Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
The Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) denounced irregularities that it considered unacceptable in the context of the pre-Olympic tournament of the Americas, hosted by the city of West Palm Beach, in the U.S. state of Florida.
The following is the full note, sent to the authorities of the World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC), and published by the Jit newspaper in its digital edition.