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Cuba debuts with victory in World Boxing in Serbia

The boxer Osvel Caballero opened with victory today Cuba's performance in the XXI World Championship of the International Boxing Association


The boxer Osvel Caballero opened with victory today Cuba’s performance in the XXI World Championship of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which is being organized by Belgrade until next November 6.

The West Indian representative of the 57 kilograms dominated his fight without complications against the Azeri Umid Rustamov, whom he defeated by unanimous decision on Thursdays 5-0 (30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 and 29-28 ).

Caballero, a debutant in these struggles, is the first Cuban to see action in the Serbian event of the eight exponents that make up the squad led by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic starters Andy Cruz (63.5 kg), Roniel Iglesias (71 kg) and Julio César La Cruz (92 kg).

This Monday, another rookie World Cup rookie, middleweight Kevin Brown (67 kg), will also jump onto the Stark Arena against Jamaican Joshua Frazer.

The Serbian tournament will award prizes in cash for the first time and brings together more than 600 exponents from 104 countries, which will be measured in preliminary bouts until November 2, with a semifinal day on the 4th and two dates to define gold on 5 and 6.

Cuban boxers will try to improve the harvest of three prizes from the Yekaterinburg joust in 2019 on the way to expanding the historical total of 77 gold, 35 silver and 26 bronze medals.