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Díaz-Canel praises Cuban fighter’s performance at int’l competition

United Nations, Sep 24 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Díaz-Canel praised Cuban fighter Gabriel Rosillo's performance at the 2023 World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, where he won the gold medal against all odds.

The head of State, who is attending the High-Level Segment of the 78th regular session of the United Nations General Assembly, congratulated Rosillo on his X account, formerly Twitter, on Saturday.

After a long period away from the rink, the Santiago de Cuba-born Greco-Roman wrestler has achieved the most important result of his career, Díaz-Canel noted.

Rosillo (97 kilograms) defeated Armenia’s Artur Aleksanyan, 2016 Olympic champion, in the gold-medal fight on Saturday.

The bronze medals in this category went to Artur Omarov (Czech Republic) and Mohammad Hadi Saravi (Iran).

Rosillo’s was Cuba’s first title in the contest.


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