Cuban Discus World Champion Denia Caballero Reaches Minimum Record

Featured Cuban Discus World Champion Denia Caballero Reaches Minimum Record

Cuban female discus thrower and world champion in Beijing (China) in 2015, besides Olympic bronze medalist in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, reached her personal minimum record required to ensure her participation in the World Championship in London.

Denia Caballero reached 62.74 meters at the Pan American Stadium in Havana, and joined another 10 Cuban athletes with the requires minimum records to ensure their participation in London, from August 4 to 13.

Caballero will be present at the finals of the female discus throw competition at the Copa Cuba (Cuba Cup), together with competitor Yaime Perez, 4th place in China in 2015.

The list with Cuban athletes with minimum records, recognized for participation at the World Championship includes male triple jumpers Lázaro Martínez (17.07 meters), Christian Napoles (16.98) and Andy Díaz (16,84); as well as female discus thrower Yaima Perez (63,07 m).

Also included, there are the decatlonist and world runner-up in 2009 and twice Olympic bronze medalist Leonel Suárez (8460 points), the heptatlonist Yorgelis Rodríguez (6481) Pan American Champion, Olympic finalist in Rio, as well Richer Pérez (2:18:05 hours) marathon runner and his partner Dailín Belmonte (2:42:44 hours).

Also classified, there are 100 hurdle meters runners Yordan O´Farrill and Roger Valentine, who secured their tickets with respective13.42 and 13.43 seconds.

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