Cuba to attend for the first time major American race

Cuba will attend for the first time the Boulder’s annual Memorial Day running festival, in United States, which starts next Monday.

This 39th edition of the Bolder Boulder will have as unprecedented fact the presence of a men´s and women´s team from the Caribbean island.

The Cuban squad made up by six athletes includes women Dailin Belmonte, five-time national half-marathon champion; Yudileyvis Castillo, a five-time national marathon champion; and Milena Perez, Cuba’s record-holder in the steeplechase.

While the men registered for this race are Henrry Jaen, a four-time winner of the Havana Marathon, Yuleidys La O, one of the country’s top performers in the 5,000 and 10,000-meter events and Yusnier Fuoman. (acn)

Cuba Headlines, May 27, 2017

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