In order to reap greater results in this 2019 the athletes of the first category of athletics in Matanzas are ready to face the commitments of the present competitive stage.
It will be the jumper Mara Durrutí who inaugurated the journey for Matanzas athletes, with her appearance at the Luis Pérez Casanova National Jumping Competition, said Lázaro Hernández Campo Alegre, provincial commissioner of that discipline in the territory.
According to the manager, after this event the city of Bayamo will host the National Cross Country Tournament, where the province will be represented by a team of six athletes.
Although in recent years it is not possible to predict a winner in the races in the background, Lázaro Hernández Campo Alegre declared his safety in the home, as he considers they have the required to prevail in the joust. On the other hand, Flavia Eduardo and Mario Díaz, along with the renowned discobolus Fernández, will team up on the way to the National Launching Tournament, Aurelio Janet, with the commitment to maintain the results of the previous year.
The first phase of the competitive journey will end with the National Race Rafael Fortun event where the Matanzas offered a good show during the last edition, which adds great responsibility for the rookie Yohander Columbié, who starts in these competitions.
Although the commitments in the national arena are of great importance, the athletes have this year the extra pressure to prepare and be fit for the Lima joust.