HAVANA, Feb 27th (Prensa Latina) Cuban Johen Lefont will seek today to set a new mark in the Guinness Book, in the form of more consecutive touches with his head to a soccer ball in the water.
The young former aquatic polo and special sports player will try the world record at the pool of Melia Cohiba hotel in Havana, with the presence of judges accredited by the International Swimming Federation and other specialist.
The team also includes operators of underwater cameras to certify the validity of the registration and then send the images to London, the British capital, home of the awards, quoted the website of the local weekly Giron.
Lefónt, Graduated in Physical Culture and born in this city, 100km east of Havana, will try to beat his own mark of 1.503 touches achieved on October 13, 2013 at the pool of the Nacional hotel in the Cuban capital.
Along with his coach, Jorge del Valle, The athlete will be accompanied by his family and sports personalities, particularly his friend Javier Sotomayor, also from Matanzas and world record owner in high jump with 2.45 meters, informed the source.