Olympic celebration in the neighborhood

Yulitza-recThe relatives of Yulitza Meneses Prieto was honor with the condition of “Olympic Family”, as part of the activities that the Municipal Direction of Sport carries out for the Olympic games that will be inugurated next Friday, in London city.

 

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The relatives of Yulitza Meneses Prieto was honor with the condition of “Olympic Family”, as part of the activities that the Municipal Direction of Sport carries out for the Olympic games that will be inugurated next Friday, in London city.

People, neighbors and a representation of the political and mass organizations were congregated in the house of the outstanding athlete for supporting her, who is one of the two local representants in the event.

Yulitza along with Dayexi Gandarela will participate in the women’s 500 meter K2 500 competition. Her most outstanding result recently was a gold medal at the 2011 Guadalajar XVI Pan American games.

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Meneses and Gandarela will compete on August 7 in the classificatory round, if they win, then they will pass to semifinals the same day; the finals will be on August 9.

By the other hand Yoelmis Hernández, other local representant, will look for gold medal in the 85 kg division in these events, after having gotten three medals in the most recent world championships of this sport.

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For this, Hernández will have to improve his personal mark of 355 kg in the total because in the Olympic games the modalities are not awarded, where he has gotten two of the three medals mentioned before.

 

Traslation: Lien Fernández Sánchez


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