Havana to host Fencing Continental Tournament

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Cuba will host from next June 15-20 the Fencing Continental Tournament, qualifier to the Lima 2019 Pan-American Games at Havana´s Sports City Coliseum.

The contest, with the presence of 329 fencers from more than 30 nations, will be an exam for those who will attend the Central American and Caribbean Games of Barranquilla 2018, to take place next July and August.

The competition will be attended by aces such as Venezuelan Ruben Limardo, London 2012 Olympic monarch in epee event, and Americans Race Imboden and Alexander Massialas, Rio 2016 Olympics bronze medalists (team foil event).

Cuba will participate with four athletes per weapon and sex, except in the men's foil where there will be only three of them and will be led by Yamilka Rodriguez, who ranked third in the women´s epee event at Guadalajara 2011 Pan-Am Games, and Yunior Reytor, silver medalist at the 2017 Vancouver World Cup (men´s epee).

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