Ivan Oñate: a bronze at Dominican Boxing Cup

The Guantanamo Ivan Oñate, 60 kg, got one of the six bronze medals won by the Cuban team at the 30th International Boxing Coup held in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.

The several times national champion got 13 points against his rival the local Newman Almonte, who got 6 and the London 2012 Olympic champion Roniel Iglesias defeated the also Dominican Raúl Sánchez in the 69 kg,.

Luis Ramírez, another local fighter in the 81 kg, was victim of the world champion Julio César La Cruz, who performed his first combat as well as Yasiel Despaigne (75), winner against the Venezuelan Rafael González.

Likewise, Yosvany Veitía (49) and Yasniel Toledo (64) defeated the Puerto Rican José de La Rosa y José Manuel Román.

With these results, the Cuban team remains undefeated without the debut of the Guantanamo heavy weight and World Youth Champion Erislandy Savón (91), who will fight against the Puerto Rican Kevin Núñez.

More than 100 men and women participate in the event, which concludes tomorrow and host athletes from Cuba, United States, Brazil, Canada, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Peru, Honduras, Caiman Island, Guatemala, Aruba, Haiti, Chile and Dominican Republic.



1 Response to “Ivan Oñate: a bronze at Dominican Boxing Cup”

  1. 1 Odile
    noviembre 6, 2013 en 2:41 pm

    Why don’t you write in your blog anymore? There’s not too much blogs in English in Cuba and that’s an effective way to comunicate our reality and thoughts to the world.


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