Best Athletes of 2015 Awarded

Havana, Dec 24.- The best athletes of Cuba in the year 2015 were awarded in a Gala in the Convention Center in this capital.

The boxer Julio Cesar La Cruz and gymnast Manrique Larduet shared the award among the men, while Yarisley Silva deserved the award between the ladies.

Also, there was high recognition for female basketball player Clenia Noblet and baseball player Alfredo Despaigne, chosen as the best athletes of collective sports in their respective sexes; and boxer Joahnys Argilagos as Rookie of the Year.

For his part, baseball received the award in the category of best collective sport, and the boxing as the most outstanding individual sport.

With the presence of Miguel Díaz-Canel, the First Cuban Vice-President; and José Ramón Fernández, president of the Cuban Olympic Committee, between other officials of the government and of the Sports Cuban Institute, the best Cuban athletes received different awards and recognition.(Prensa Latina)

Radio Cadena Agramonte, December 24, 2015

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