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Cuban team is reduced to Boxing World Cup due to several cases of Covid-19

Veitía, Peró, Arce and Billy will stay at home for testing positive for covid-19. Four positives to covid-19 left eight the number of competitors w


Veitía, Peró, Arce and Billy will stay at home for testing positive for covid-19.

Four positives to covid-19 left eight the number of competitors with which Cuba will face the Belgrade World Boxing Championship, in the capital of Serbia, to be played from October 24 to November 6.

The direction of that sport reported that those affected are Yosbany Veitía (54 kg), Dainier Peró (+92 kg), Damián Arce (51 kg) and Billy Rodríguez (48 kg), whose detections emerged after the tests applied to all members of the delegation initially formed.

In such a way There will be five divisions lacking representatives of the Island, because as announced a few days ago Arlen López (81 kg) was injured as a result of the decrease in his sporting form.

The group continues to be led by the Olympic monarchs Roniel Iglesias (71 kg), Julio César La Cruz (92 kg) and Andy Cruz (63 kg), and also maintains in ranks the three-time leader of the world Lázaro Álvarez (60 kg), who seals the highest ranking quartet.

It is completed with Osvel Caballero (57 kg), Kevin Brown (67 kg), Yoenlis Feliciano Hernández (75 kg) and Herich Ruiz (86 kg), and will travel this Sunday to Uzbekistan to cover a preparation base that will allow him to advance his reunion with opponents of other styles.

(With information from JIT)

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