Guerrero wins its sixth Havana International Badminton Tournament

Guerrero wins its sixth Havana International Badminton TournamentHAVANA, Mar 27.- Cuban Osleni Guerrero became prophet in his land again when winning his sixth crown in the men´s individual event in the Giraldilla of Havana International Badminton Tournament, which concluded on Sunday inHavana´s Sports City Coliseum.

Guerrero, second seed of the contest, beat 2-0 (21-15; 21-15) Italian Rosario Maddaloni, first seed, thus reaching his third consecutive gold medal in that event.

This was Guerrero´s fifth win over Maddaloni, who has never managed to beat him.

With that performance, Guerrero earned 2,500 points for the world ranking, in which he appeared 170th before this tournament.

Hungarian Laura Sarosi, first seed, won the gold medal in the women´s individual event when defeating 2-0 (21-19; 21-15) Mexican Mariana Ugalde.

More than 50 players from 10 countries attended this 18th edition of the Giraldilla of Havana International Badminton Tournament. (acn)