Cuban Judokas to Abu Dhabi to compete in World Junior Championship
Cubans Barbaro Sotomayor, Melissa Hurtado, Yurisleidis Hernandez and Adelaidis Lemus will depart today to the UAE, to compete from next 23 to 27 in Abu Dhabi, in the Junior World Judo Championship.
Sotomayor, in the 81 kilograms, Hurtado (48), Hernandez (52) and Lemus (57) will be accompanied by Driulis Gonzalez, coach of the women's team, and Dr. Uvelino Moreno.
Cuba will also participate with Yandry Torres (60) and Ivan Silva (81), who meet until tomorrow a training base in the city of Craon, France.
Torres and Silva, bronze and silver medalists of the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, will join their teammates along with Justo Noda, head of the coaching staff of the men's national squad, and trainer Julio Alderete.