Cuba Wins Silver and Bronze Medals in Women’s Discus in Birmingham

Birmingham, United Kingdom, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban athletes Denia Caballero and Yaimé Pérez today won the silver and bronze medals, respectively, in the discus contest in the 12th stage of the 2017 Diamond League in this city.

Caballero (65.24 meters), world champion in 2015, and Pérez (65.11) followed the Croatian athlete Sandra Perkovic (67.51) in the podium.

Therefore, the Cuban athletes recovered from their fiasco in the World Championships in London, where they finished fourth and fifth, in that order, although their objective was to win medals.

Perkovic, two-time Olympic champion and two-time world title holder, consolidated herself in the first place in the general ranking of the 2017 Diamond League with 31 points, followed by Pérez (25) and Caballero (23).


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