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Without medals hollander Leuris Pupo in World Cup shooting
  • Written by Raúl Rodríguez Peña
Leuris Pupo. Photo: Juventud Rebelde (Archive)
Holguin Leuris Pupo ran out of medals this Sunday in the final of the pistol 25 meters fast shot, of the World Cup of this sport developed in Munich, Germany.
The Olympic champion was placed on step 21 with 575, 287 this Sunday and 288 of the first day.

Cuba conquered a bronze medal through Jorge Félix Álvarez, highlights the digital site Jit.

Of positive results in national and Ibero-American competitions, the Cuban ratified his formidable current state. The gold and silver medals were for representatives of China and Germany.

The feat of Alvarez included removing from the prizes to recognized gunmen like the German Christian Reitz, Olympic champion of Rio de Janeiro 2016 and leader of the world ranking, the French Clement Bessaguet and the Russian Alexander Alifirenko.

The Cuban had a participation at this level in Gabala 2015 and his best result was the fourth place in the Copa de las Americas in Guadalajara 2014, in addition to the sixth place in the Pan American Games in Toronto 2015.

Among the 71 presented to the line of fire on this date, Cuba was also Laina Pérez in that weapon, but pneumatic at 10 meters, and finished in 90th place between 122 in the qualifying round.

When only the pistol and the rifle remain to be resolved, both of them 10 meters for mixed teams, China goes ahead in the medal table with a 3-4-2 crop, followed by Ukraine (2-0-1), Taipei of China ( 1-0-1), Belarus and Iran (1-0-0), Germany and Russia (0-2-0).

Next with a bronze like Cuba appear Denmark, Italy and South Korea.

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