Jaimet Ruano became this Wednesday the first medalist of Cuba during the I Central American and Caribbean Games of Sea and Beach based in Santa Marta, Colombiaby winning bronze in the class sunfish of the candlelight contest, according to official media reports on the Island.
The Guantanamo woman held a tough battle during four days at the water sports pier of the coffee city, and it was not until the seventh and last regatta that her position on the podium was defined, according to a note published by the sports portal Hit.
Jaimet Ruano, first medalist of #Cuba in #SantaMarta2022
Bronze in the sunfish sail class. Dennier Infante was tied for third place in the ilca 7 laser. #candle #sailing https://t.co/XwdMXkk0Gd pic.twitter.com/OnCke29m04
— JIT Cuban Sport (@jit_digital) November 24, 2022
In the last regatta, Ruano finished fourth and was unable to pass her two most highly regarded rivals, but secured a podium spot with 14 points, behind Venezuelan Sabrina Hernández (11) and Colombian Ana Sofía Bermúdez (12). , add the report.
Jaimet’s performance was very stable: of the first four regattas, he won three and took a second seat; he prevailed in the fifth, but was disqualified for an early start. Then, she achieved another second seat and before the fourth position obtained in the closing.
Cuban Dennier Infante missed the bronzed metal in the ilca 7 laser modality, as he was seventh in the last regatta and fourth in the final classification, points out Hit. In the seven regattas he added 23 points, like Mathieu Dale, from the US Virgin Islands, who got the bronze medal. The gold, silver and bronze medals corresponded to the Olympians Enrique Arathoon, from El Salvador; Pedro Luis Fernandez, from Puerto Rico; and Mathieu.
The day also saw the debut of Cuba in the Beach volleyball of this nascent sport event. For the female branch Jennifer Rivera and Amanda Armenteros arranged with the Salvadorans Gabriela Funes and Sofía Velásquez in partials of 27-25 and 21-17.
Of the men, the most experienced Noslen Díaz and Jorge Luis Alayo surpassed the Mexicans Alexis Galicia and Isaías Aguirre in consecutive sets of 21-19 and 21-15, highlights this information.