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Cuban boxer among favourites to win World Championship

Oct 23, -- The Cuban Lazaro Alvarez and Julio Cesar La Cruz, current world champions in their respective divisions, showed themselves to be the favorites, with wins tyesterday at the quarter-finals of the World Boxing Championships, based in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Alvarez, also bronze medalist at the London-2012 Olympic Games in the 60 kg category, defeated 3-0 the Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov.

La Cruz (81 kg), did the same against the Ukrainian Oleksandr Ganzulia.

However, Cuba's boxer in the over 91 kg, Yoandi Toirac, fell 0-3 against the Russian Magomed Omarov.

Edited by Juan Leandro
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