CAMAGÜEY. - The Palace of Sports Rafael Fortún Chacón was a stage of the opening of 45th Sports Games of the University of Camagüey, which will be celebrated from March 14 until 29, in different headquarters of this city.

The night was tinged by the sports - cultural spectacle that had exhibitions of rhythmic gymnastics, Karate-Do and the talent of the Artistic Group Maraguán.

At the ceremony, the commitment of the athletes was read in voice of the student Laritza Herrera Céspedes, who turned out to be a golden medalist in the past Universiada Nacional, in the sport Beach Volleyball.

The contest will have the participation of eight teams composed by the different headquarters and faculties of this house of high studies, who will penetrate into 14 disciplines and will defend their selections for the sake of proclaiming themselves champions of the Taínos Games 2018.

At the ceremony, there were present the president of the Provincial Assembly of the Popular Power Isabel Gonzáles Cárdenas, the rector of the University of Camagüey Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz Dr. C Santiago Lajes Choy and one of the distinguished figures of the Cuban sports movement, the Olympian Champion Yipsi Moreno González.

In this occasion, the university Olympiad will be dedicated to the anniversary 56 of the Union of Communist Youth, the Ninth Congress of the Federation of University Students, and much especially, to the biggest athlete of Cuba, our unconquered Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz.

Translated by Linet Acuña Quilez