Raul Castro Welcomes Victorious Cuban Athletes at Central American Games

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 2 (acn) Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed at Havana´s International Airport the last group of athletes from the victorious sports delegation that participated at the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games.

The Cuban President was accompanied by first vice- president Miguel Diaz-Canel and other government officials, Granma newspaper reported on Tuesday.

The first to step down of the plane bearing the Cuban flag were twice wrestling champion Mijain Lopez and rowers Yariulvis Cobas and Angel Fournier.

The Cuban sports delegation was granted the Dignity Distinction at the games, which were hosted by the Mexican city of Veracruz. Cuba concluded winner with 123 gold medals.

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