Two crowns and a silver medal to Cuba in Sixth Stop of IAAF Diamond League

Havana, Cuba - Cuban long jumper Juan Miguel Echevarria earned the title in the sixth stop of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, based in Rabat, Morocco.

Echevarria, world indoor champion last year in Birmingham, UK, won this time with a leap of 8.34 meters, his season´s best performance, and also added eight points and was escorted by South Africans Luvo Manyonga (8.21) and Ruswahl Samaai (8.16), who earned 7 and 6 units respectively.

Thus, the young Cuban athlete tops the men´s long jump event of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League with 15 points as he also ranked second in the 3rd stop of Stockholm, Sweden, with 8.12m, behind the local Tobias Montler (8.22).
The Caribbean nation also won two other medals in Rabat through Yaime Perez and Denia Caballero, who finished first and second in that order, in the women´s discus throw event.

Perez, Barranquilla 2018 Central American and Caribbean monarch, set a meeting record with 68.28 meters and now appears second in the world leading performance behind Caballero, who was the runner-up this time with 65.95m.

Croatian ace Sandra Perkovic (64.97), twice Olympic and universal champion, was the bronze medalist.

Finally, Yarisley Silva ranked sixth in the women´s pole vault with 4.67m, which is her season´s best, to complete the performance of the Cuban athletes in this sixth stop of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League.


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