The Slovak women's water polo team is traveling to the Cuban capital to train with their counterparts from the island with a view to continental competitions, the Slovak Swimming Federation announced Thursday.
Havana, January 6 (RHC)-- The Slovak women's water polo team is traveling to the Cuban capital to train with their counterparts from the island with a view to continental competitions, the Slovak Swimming Federation announced Thursday.
From the Schwechat airport, in Vienna, the sports entity announced that its players will train in Cuba for the European Championship, scheduled for the month of February, while the Cubans will train for the Pan American tournament.
The three-time Slovak League champion and four-time Cup holder of the Central European country, Olympia Kocise, where Mayelín Bernal and Aliannis Ramírez excelled in 2021, announced that its team is part of the delegation traveling to Havana.
The preparation will begin on Friday at the swimming pool of the Escuela Superior de Formación de Atletas de Alto Rendimiento Giraldo Córdova Cardín, in the east of the capital.
Like the last pre-World Pan American lid, Brazil must host this year's and, although the appointment was postponed, it must be before May, since the 19th edition of the World Championship will be from 13 to 29 of that month in Fukuoka, Japan, according to the program on the official website of the International Swimming Federation.
In 2019, the Cubans managed to return to the great event, where they said goodbye in 15th place, beating the hosts South Korea 30-0, in addition, the Caribbean women had the honor of winning a partial time against the Spaniards, one of the best in the world in recent years.