The 64-kilogram boxer from Matanzas, Andy Cruz, is included in the prestigious nomination of the 53rd edition of the Prensa Latina sports poll, held to stimulate and recognize the best athletes and teams in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017 .
Voting will be open until next December 18th for the three categories called: Best Athlete among Men, Best Athlete among Ladies and Most Relevant Team.
For the selection, the participation of sports specialists from radio, television, written and digital press belonging to institutions of the member countries of the region is foreseen.
The overall results of the LIII sports survey of Prensa Latina will be announced on December 19th next.
In 2017 Cruz accumulates an unblemished sheet of services: his crown at the Hamburg World Championships; a solid step in the World Series of Boxing, where he shined with the Cuba Tamers in his division, in addition to the title in the U-18 World Championship held in 2011 in Armenia.