Category Archives: Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Cuba’s Yunidis Castillo Wins Silver at Paralympics

Sprinter Yunidis Castillo won a silver medal in long jump in the 15th Paralympic Games, with 5.59 meters, at the Joao Havelange Stadium of Rio de Janeiro.

Cuban Players to Semifinals in Men’s U23 Pan-Am Volleyball Cup

Cuba’s men’s team advanced to the semifinals of the Pan- American U-23 Men’s Volleyball Cup scheduled for Friday, after defeating the Dominican Republic in three sets at the close of the qualifying round in Guanajuato, Mexico.

Sprinter Durand opens Cuban performance in Paralympics

The sprinter Omara Durand will today be the first competitor for Cuba in the 15th Paralympic Games in this Brazilian city, on a day in which the fivefold champion Yunidis Castillo and weightlifter Leidys Rodriguez will also be present.

Cuban Athletics to Try To Win Medals at Rio Paralympics

Cuban athletics has several options for medals at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which were inaugurated on Wednesday in the Brazilian city and will run until February 18.

Dalidaivis to Carry Cuban Flag in Opening of Paralympics

Judoka Dalidaivis Rodriguez will carry the Cuban flag in the opening ceremony of the 15th Paralympic Games on September 7 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.