Three Cuban World Champions to Boxing World Series in Algeria

Havana - The Cuban Boxing Federation confirmed that three world champions will be part of the team Domadores de Cuba competing against Algeria Desert Hawks, in the 5th World Series of Boxing.

The champions in Baku-2011 and Almaty-2013 Lazarus Alvarez (60 kg) and Julio Cesar Cruz (81 kg), along with the monarch of Milan-2009 Roniel Iglesias (69kg), will lead the Caribbean squad in its second presentation.

They will be accompanied by Bronze-medal winner in Almaty-2013 Yosbany Veitia (52kg) and the champion at the Youth Championship of Guadalajara-2008 Leinier Pero (over 91kg), all national champions in their respective categories.

The report of the Cuban Federation also informed the team will be coached by Rolando Acebal, head of the technical collective, Julian Gonzalez Cedeno and July Mena.

Domadores had a stunning debut last Friday, sweeping 5-0 the Morocco Atlas Lions. It has been the only franchise that managed to succeed so categorically in group A.

For its part, the Hawks postponed their premiere against Russia for a date, yet to be set, so their debut will be next Saturday against the reigning champions of the series.

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