Radio26.Cu – Matanzas, Cuba


Cienfuegos rowers reign on land

Gloria Machado León 27 febrero, 2017

The victory of Cienfuegos among the groups qualified the last day of competitions of the national tournament of Ergometry in Varadero.

The southerners reigned with accumulated 88.9 points, little difference to its closest pursuer, Pinar del Rio which added 87. For the bronze Santiago de Cuba totaled 52.9.

At the Kawama Hotel, venue of the competition, the farewell was with the doubles and relay events, because before had developed the single for both sexes.

Individually stood out the Guantanamera Yariulbis Cobas by the ladies and his compatriot, the world champion of the specialty in 2015 Ángel Fournier, among the knights with world-class brands in both cases taking over all the titles in dispute.

Just 13 of the country’s 15 provinces came from a total of 88 athletes with a predominance of national preselection.

It competed in the juvenile, sub-23 and senior categories, and in the traditional events of conventional rowing: individual to 2000 meters plus relays and doubles to 400 meters.

The competition simulates a race and is performed on a mechanical equipment equipped with a computerized chip, which reports the details of the vogue: rhythm, strength, frequency and speed, among others.



Original text by on Feb 27th, 2017

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