Cuba at the 2017 Summer Deaflympics

Cuba competed in the 2017 Summer Deaflympics which was held in Samsun, Turkey. Cuba sent a delegation consisting of only 5 participants for the event.[1] This was the 6th successive time that Cuba participated in the Summer Deaflympics since making its Deaflympic debut in 1993.

Cuba at the
2017 Deaflympics
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IOC codeCUB
NOCCuban National Association of Sports and Recreation for the Deaf
in Samsun
Competitors5
Medals
Ranked 17th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
3
Summer appearances

Cuban track and field athlete, Suslaidy Girat was the only medalist for Cuba at the multi-sport event as she claimed 3 medals in the women's athletics including 2 gold medals in the women's 100m event and triple jump[2][3]

MedalistsEdit

Name Medal Sport Event
Suslaidy Girat   Gold Athletics Women's triple jump
Suslaidy Girat   Gold Athletics Women's 100m event
Suslaidy Girat   Silver Athletics Women's long jump

Medal tableEdit

Sport   Gold   Silver   Bronze Total
Athletics 2 1 0 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cuba | 2017 Summer Deaflympics". www.deaflympics.com. Archived from the original on 2017-10-06. Retrieved 2017-12-18.
  2. ^ "Countries | Deaflympics". www.deaflympics.com. Archived from the original on 2017-10-16. Retrieved 2017-12-18.
  3. ^ "Suslaidy Girat Rivero wins gold in women's 100m". CiberCuba (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-12-18.

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