Cuba names Robles and Pichardo among team of 39 athletes for Rio


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Robles and Pichardo selected
HAVANA (CUB): Cuba selected 39 athletes for Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Among them 24 men and 15 women. Return in national vest for hurdles 2008 Olympic winner Dayron Robles who was selected along with Yordan O´Farrill and Jhoanis Portilla for 110 m hurdles. Robles last time competed for Cuba at London Games 2012. In the team also triple jumper Pedro Pablo Pichardo who did not compete yet in 2016. World champions Yarisley Silva and Denia Caballero are the top women names.

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