Cuban rowers classify three boats for the upcoming Pan American Games

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The Cuban rowers made a good start in the qualifiers for the upcoming Pan American Games in Santiago 2023, which will be held until next Wednesday in Laguna San Pedro de La Paz in Chile.

Angel Luis García, Director of the Cuban Federation of this System, Certain on the sports portal He hits That so far the island’s representatives have achieved the double sculls classification for heavyweights of each gender, as well as the single openweight for women.

García, who is also the national commissioner for the sport, explained to the media, “We had a strong discount in the boats we had to charter to compete, although we were getting better and better as the regattas went on.”

On the opening day of the competition, the men’s and women’s four pairs of short (4x) sculls, in open weight, advanced to the A-Finals for Cuba. Pass to the AB semi-finals by Ana Laura Jimenez in bachelor, Add the report.

Yoelvis Hernández, Carlos Ajete, Maykol Julio lvarez and Reidy Cardona dominated the race with a time of 5:53.91 minutes, and Yariulvis Cobas, Milena Venega, Jiménez and Natali Morales (6:50.28 minutes) finished second, behind Argentina. (6:46.85 minutes).

In Sunday’s qualifiers, Cubans Melina Venega and Jarriolves Cubas reached the final A of the women’s double (W2x), as did men’s Carlos Agetti and Rede Cardona (M2x). In addition, Yoelvis Hernandez in bachelor Men’s (M1x), who advanced to the A/B Semi-Finals on Tuesday.

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The Cubans also fought back in the repechage, with doubles without coxswain (2-) by Andrey Barnet and Leduar Suárez, and the third to cross the finish line, prompting them to debate places in the B-final, as determined by Jit.

The qualifiers are attended by competitors from 17 countries, including powers in that group in the sport such as Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States.

In the competition, places will be distributed for six ways of rowing at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games: scull (1x), double scull (2x), four sculls (4x), two no-jump (2), four no-jump (2). 4-) and light boats (L2x) for men and women.

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