Sancti Spiritus delegation contributed with four medals to the Cuban medal table, during the first day of competitions in the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, underway in Veracruz, Mexico.
Cuba’s first gold medal was won by Sancti Spiritus conoeist, Serguey Torres, who finished first in the C-1 1000 meters final. Later on, Torres rowed together with Rolexis Baez in the C-2 1000 race, in which they both became winners.
Eglys de la Cruz was the best in the 10 meters air rifle event. She was also awarded a bronze medal along with her coequipers Dianelys Pérez and Linet Aguilar, in the air rifle competition.
The central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus is participating in Veracruz with 19 athletes, who intend to improve the score (29 medals) of Cartagenas de Indias, eight years ago.