Juan Miguel Echevarria, photo by Photorun.net
Echevarria windy 892
HAVANA (CUB, Mar 9-10): Cuban media are reporting from third day of Copa Cuba superb but windy 892 (+3.3) in long jump by Juan Miguel Echevarria. The Cuban sensation jumped last year windy 883 in Stockholm. His Sunday result is the best under any conditions since 1995. Second day of Copa Cuba (counts as national championships) had Andy Diaz with windy 17.41 (+2.5) winning the triple jump ahead of Cristian Napoles 16.95 (+2.5). Rose Mary Almanza clocked 2:00.38 in women 800 m and Yarisley Silva won the pole vault with 456 cm. Reynier Mena won the 200 m in 20.69, another fast sprinter Roberto Skyers pulled his hamstring in the semifinals (21.65).
Juan Miguel Echevarria, photo by PhotoRun.net