Cuban president Miguel Díaz-Canel congratulated boxer Andy Cruz (63 kilograms), who won a gold medal at the Olympic Games and praised the fighter's bout, which closed the performance of the Caribbean nation in Tokyo 2020.
The newly crowned champion and Olympic record holder Fernando Dayán Jorge, and the world junior champion José Ramon Pelier, qualified today to the semifinals in the 1,000-meter single canoe at the Tokyo Olympics.
Cuban Reineris Salas (97) lost today 4-0 to Abdulrashid Sadulaev, representative of the Olympic Committee of Russia, and will have to go tomorrow to the bronze medal dispute in the wrestling tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Cuban two-time world champion Andy Cruz qualified to dispute the gold medal in the 63-kilogram division in the boxing tournament of the Tokyo Olympics, after disserting today in semifinal, with barrages of punches, against Australian Harry Garside.
Camagüey's Julio César La Cruz, 91 kilograms (kg), once again proved indecipherable on a boxing ring today and was crowned Olympic champion in Tokyo, defeating Russia's Muslim Gadzhimagomedov, to give Cuba its sixth gold medal in these Games.
HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 3 (ACN) Cubans Serguey Torres and Fernando Dayan Jorge, multiple World Cup medalists, were crowned Olympic champions on Monday in a hard-fought final, where they surpassed the Chinese over the finish line in the 1,000-meter tandem canoe (C2-1000) in Tokyo, Japan.
London 2012 Olympic gold medalist Leurys Pupo went from strength to strength in the rapid fire pistol shooting at 25 meters from the target and was runner-up today in Tokyo, Japan, venue of the XXXII Modern Olympic Games.
Although the sadness of leaving their countries for different reasons is not easy to forget, the Olympic Games in Tokyo opened its arms to 29 refugees who will compete in 12 sports, conveying a message of solidarity and hope.