Radio Havana Cuba | Cuban canoeists finish with four gold medals and one bronze at the World Cup

Cirilo (I) and Nuevo celebrate another victory. Photo from the archives/Cubadebate

Havana, May 29 (RHC) The five Cuban canoeists who participated in the World Cup in Poznan bid farewell this Sunday to the Polish city with four gold medals and one bronze, highlighting the Olympians Yarisleidis Cirilo, Khaterin Nuevo, José Ramón Pelier and Serguei Torres.

Según el site de la Federación Internacional, Cirilo conquered very títulos in the canoa monoplaza (C-1) at 200 meters, and the biplaza (C-2) at 200 and 500 meters, in estas dos últimas en compañía again.

The other title was won by Pelier, in the C-1 Five Thousand Meters, A Final in which Torres finished with the bronze medal.

This Sunday, Cirilo topped the C-1 in the 200 meters with a time of 46.85 seconds, followed by Canadians Katie Vincent (46.95 seconds) and Sophia Jensen (47.28 seconds), respectively, while Nuevo finished fifth (47.47 seconds).

In C-2 at 200 meters, Cirilo and Nuevo (43.84 seconds) led the A final, escorted by China’s Changwen Shuai and Wenjun Lin (44.42 seconds) and Germany’s Lisa Jahn and Sophie Koch (44.74 seconds), in that order. . .

The same was achieved in C-2 at 500 meters (1: 58.44 minutes), ahead of Poland’s Sylwia Szczerbinska and Julia Walczak (1: 58.82 minutes) and Germany’s Lisa Jahn and Sophi Koch (1: 59 .29 minutes), respectively. .

Pelier (24:03.62 minutes) reached the C-1 crown at five thousand meters, followed by Pole Mateisz Borgiel (24:13.70 minutes) and Cuba’s Torres (24:38.55 minutes, in that order).

Torres (4:03.02 minutes) and Pelier (4:04.60 minutes), who finished seventh and ninth respectively, did not make the podium in the C-1 thousand meters, in a discussion of the medals that gold is went to the Czech Martin Fuksa (3:55.60 minutes).

Pelier and newcomer to this level, Tabiani Diéguez Álvarez (1:44.40 minutes) also failed to win the C-2 in the 500 meters, with Poles Aleksander Kitewski and Arsen Sliwinski dominating (1:42.39 minutes).

With these results (4-0-1), the five Cuban canoeists surpassed the performance recorded last weekend at the Canoe World Cup in Recise, Czech Republic (2-2-1).

The gold medals in Recise were in the C-2 200 meters, with Cirilo and Nuevo, and the C-1 200 meters (Cirilo), while the silver medals were obtained by the pair Cirilo-Bueno , in the C- 2 at 500 meters, and Pelier, in the C-1 at five thousand meters, modality and distance in which Torres obtained bronze.

Cuba again finished in sixth place by country (4-0-1), overtaken by Germany (5-5-3), Poland (4-5-8), Ukraine (4-5- 4), Canada (4 – 4-3) and Portugal (4-0-1), in that order. (Character font: ACN)

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