HAVANA, Cuba, May 27 (acn) Dayaris Mestre will be in charge today of Cuba’s debut at the beginning of the Guadalajara World Judo Masters, in Mexico, scheduled to take place until next Sunday in the Lopez Mateo multisport gym.
According to the website of the contest, last qualifying tournament for the Olympic Games of coming August in Rio de Janeiro, Mestre will face Belgian Charline Van Snick, in the preliminaries of the 48 kilograms.
Cuban women Maricet Espinosa (63 kilos) and Onix Cortés (70), and man Ivan Silva (81) will have their premiere tomorrow against Chinese Junxia Yang, British Sally Conway and Brazilian Victor Penalber, respectively.
Meanwhile, women Yelennis Castillo (78) and Idalis Ortiz (+78), and men Asley González (90), Jose Armenteros (100) and Alex Garcia (+100) will have as opponents to British Natalie Powell, Russian Ksenia Chisisova and Azeri Mammadali Mehdiyev, Elkhan Mammadov, and Ushangi Kokauri, in that order.
This event is attended by 235 judokas …