With the participation of dozens of competitors from across the country, the first phase of the Cuba Triathlon Cup will start next November 24, near Havana’s La Guayaba dam. The contest, which will start the 2013-2014 season, will include mainly youth level triathletes of both sexes, who seek to make up the national team towards the 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing 2014, Aurelio Romero,national commissioner, told the digital publication Jit. The main favorites to win the circuit are Victor Torres, Sunelis Sunset, Jorge Ezequiel, and Pedro Luis Gomez.
The major absences in this early season will be the stellars Michel Gonzalez, Lisandra Hernandez, Ana Leydis Arias, Leslie Amat, Conrado Martinez and Anyelo Sainz, who by that time will be in the Peruvian city of Trujillo to intervene in the 17th Bolivarian Games.
The national circuit will consist of nine scoring phases, and its completion is scheduled for mid next year.