A small delegation of athletes from the school category represented Matanzas in the Tele Cristal de Esgrima Cup that ended in the province of Holguín.
The event, according to Rolando Luis Burgois, commissioner of this sport in Matanzas, was a preamble to the school games because it had the participation of athletes from 14 provinces.
Those of house in this occasion only appeared in the sword and the saber, in both sexes, where the athlete Daniela Lopez Mesa obtained a third place in the modality of sword.
Although the results were discreet, the commissioner said he was satisfied with the performance of the Matanzas, who have had a good preparation for the national event.
The director argued that the Tele Cristal Cup was very profitable to define and improve the deficiencies of the athletes; at the same time to distinguish who could be its main adversaries in the National School Championship.
For this fair, scheduled to take place in the month of April, Rolando Luis Burgois confessed to have the hope of staying among the top eight in the country, as he considers it difficult to retain the fifth place occupied in the last edition of the tournament.
However, he assured that he has confidence that the athletes will strive to give their best in every fight.