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Yoanka Gonzalez Leads Cuban Cycling Quartet to Debut in Argentina's Tour

Dec 12,  -- The world champ and Olympic runner-up Yoanka Gonzalez leads the Cuban female quartet to debut in the Tour of San Luis, Argentina, scheduled from January 14th to 18th.

Along with Gonzalez, first world champion of Cuban cycling in 2004, will be also rolled the experienced Yudelmis Dominguez and talented young girls Arlenis Sierra and Marlies Mejias, said National Commissioner Hector Ruiz, who added that Gonzalez, 37, was the only Olympic medalist of Cuban cycling at Beijing 2008; the Argentine stop will mark her return to foreign competitions after two years of maternity.

The Tour of San Luis will serve as a thermometer to Cubans for the World Championship in Cali, Colombia, and the Central American and Caribbean Veracruz, Mexico, both in 2014.

Cuba will also take part in the male version of the event, scheduled from January 20th to 26th next year, with a sextet composed by Yasmany Martinez, Yennier López, Lisnandi Alonso, Jan Carlos Arias, Pedro Sibila and Agustín Martínez.

Edited by Juan Leandro
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