Jefri Díaz,Quinta Zona, raises gold in Canoe
Bonao, Athlete Jeffri Diaz of the 5th Zone won the first gold medal of the boating competitions corresponding to the XIV National Games “Hermanas Mirabal 2018”.
Diaz won his medal when computing a time of 5:35:32 in the modality of male kayak, 1000 meters, had been classified in hit no 1.
Renso Morales of the East Zone won the silver medal with 5:44:39 and for the North Zone Johnny Nuñez the bronze with 5:49:17.
In the individual Kayak 200 meters class, the athletes Lisandro Rodríguez Crúz of the metropolitan area, Darlin Ureña Guzmán of the north zone, Carlos Daniel Rodríguez of the south zone, Juan Arismendy Dominguez of the East Zone and of the 5th zone Jeffri Diaz qualified for the finals. .
This Friday begins the rowing competitions and continue the finals of male and female Kayak in 500 and 200 meters in a full day.
Arismendy Gómez, technical director of Fedoreca led the work aided by coach Brayans Chalas.
Andrés Osiris Tejeda, president of Fedoreca (Dominica Canoeing and Kayaking Association) highlighted the enthusiasm of the athletes participating in the event sponsored by the Ministry of Sports.