Cuba Wins Women’s Team Pursuit in CAC Cycling with Record

Cuban News Agency

With record for Central American and Caribbean Games in cycling, the Cuban quartet won the women’s team pursuit event at the competition organized by Veracruz, Mexico.

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Arlenis Sierra, Marlies Mejias, Yumari Gonzalez, and Yudelmis Dominguez set a new record for the Games of 4: 31,235 minutes, at the velodrome of Xalapa and were escorted by the local squad (4: 32,956) and Colombia (4: 35.706) in that order.

The also Cuban Lisandra Guerra won the crown in the women’s 500-meter time trial after stopping the clock at 33,697 seconds, ahead of Mexico’s Luz Gaxiola (34,612) and Mary Fong (35,356).

Guerra, a native of the province of Matanzas, reached her second golden medal as she joined forces with Mejias to dominate the women’s team sprint.

Cuba accumulates three titles in track cycling, and a bronze medal won by Sierra at women’s scratch race , so it is escorted by Colombia (3-1-2) and Venezuela (2-1-3).

 

 

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