CAMAGÜEY.- These days, Camagüey hosts one of the most followed tournaments in the Scholar Games´ schedule: feminine volleyball. It is played by seven provinces and in it, Camagüey goes out into the court with its eyes set on one of the medals.

The girls share their classificatory group – group B – with the teams from Las Tunas and Villa Clara, as for group A, the pass to semifinals is disputed among the provinces of Mayabeque, La Habana, Sancti Spíritus and Granma. Most prognoses consider the girls from La Habana, Sancti Spíritus y Villa Clara as the favorites.

The Scholar Volleyball National Championship, in its feminine branch, will take place this Sunday in the Auditorium Iván Hidalgo Funes, in the capital city of Camagüey. According to the announced schedule, from each group two teams, which will compete using a format that makes them match with every other team once, will go to the finals.


From last Friday, seven provinces played the scholar male soccer national finals. The match has as stages the courts in the School for Sports Initiation Cerro Pelado and the University Ignacio Agramonte, always in the morning.

Some of the details were confirmed last Thursday afternoon during the technical congress, seven selections for the event are already confirmed: Artemisa, La Habana, Cienfuegos, Las Tunas, Holguín, Guantánamo and Camagüey.

Besides, this Sunday is expected the beginning of the scholar wrestling national competition, that, in its three modalities, will gather gladiators from all over the country in the “Cerro Pelado”. A report from Radio Cadena Agramonte points out that the call of scholar rhythmic gymnastics will take place in the capital city of Camagüey between July 14 and 20.


That two girls “carry” upon themselves the weight of the cycling in a province is already a news; but, that they also do it by winning on the way a couple of gold medals, four of silver and other two of bronze, is an achievement that unquestionably deserves the headlines.

Such results allowed Camagüey to place in the sixth position in the Cuban lists of track cycling, which celebrated the national championship in the category for the young just a few days ago.

Defending the colors of the city of Camagüey was a task assumed by Daniela Socarrás and Yairene Ortiz, entitles in the points race and the keirin, respectively. They also win, in an even way, the rest of the medals.

Translation by Elianna Díaz Mendieta, 3rd year English language student