Cuba holds on to sixth place in Cali 2021

Cuba holds on to sixth place in Cali 2021
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29 November 2021
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HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 29 (ACN) Cuba still ranks sixth in the medal table of the First Junior Pan Am Games in Cali after its divers, judokas and weightlifters won a silver medal and two bronze medals on Sunday, for a total tally of six gold, six silver and five bronze medals.

The United States (25-11-17) tops the leaderboard, followed by Brazil (23-15-23), Mexico (22-38-15), Colombia (20-13-24) and Argentina (10-7-14).

With 416.25 points in the 10-meter platform, diver Luis Gustavo Cañabate finished second to the Mexican Randal Willars Valdez (448.90-gold) and ahead of the Brazilian Kawan Figueredo (393.85-bronze).

The mixed judo team tournament produced a bronze medal via Thalia Nariño (+70 kg), Omar Cruz (+90 kg), Sergueis Rodríguez (90 kg), Idelainnis Gómez (70 kg), Kimy Bravo (73 kg) and Thailien Castillo (57 kg). So did the weightlifter Elizabeth Reyes (87 kg), third with a total of 222 kilograms (97 snatch and 125 clean & jerk).

Another outstanding, if unrewarded, performance was that of weightlifter Daniel Cabrera (109 kg), who finished fifth with a total of 141 kg (141-182).

In diving, Carlos Daniel Ramos also finished fifth with 359.25 points, whereas Anisley García failed to win her third gold medal and ended up fourth in the three-meter springboard, with 253.60 points. The swimmers also stood out with two sixth places in 100-m backstroke (f) and 4x100 mixed relay

Boxing had its first finalist when Ewart Andrés Marín (52 kg) defeated the Guatemalan José Daniel Felipe 5-0, whereas Khriszthihan Barrera (75 kg) prevailed over the Mexican José Ismael López and will try to secure the silver medal on Monday against Dante Layne, from the United States.

On a heavier note, the Cuban baseball team lost 2-3 to Nicaragua.

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