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US volleyball team arrives to Cuba

US male voleyball team arrives today to the Cuban capital to play twice with the Cuban team, as part of the training of the athletes for the Olympic Games to be held the upcoming August in Rio de Janeiro.


2 de junio de 2016 - Taken from CubaSi

US male voleyball team arrives today to the Cuban capital to play twice with the Cuban team, as part of the training of the athletes for the Olympic Games to be held the upcoming August in Rio de Janeiro.

The US team is composed of its main figures, such as William Priddy and Sean Roodney, who can be seen on June 4 and 6 at the Ciudad Deportiva coliseum.

On the other hand, the Cuban team will also be integrated by its best players, standing out four of them playing in the foreign leagues, like Rolando Cepeda and Javier Jiménez, in Greece, and Osmani Uriarte and Liván Osoria, in Argentina, among others.

US got its right to participate in the Olympics, after having won the first position at the 2015 World Cup that took place in Japan; meanwhile Cuba won the gold medalat Pre-Olympic tournament, held the current year in Edmonton, Canada.

In the nineteen-eigthies and early nineteen-nineties, the one-way and round tournaments between US and Cuba teams were very usual, but they stopped being held due to the lack of interest of the US Federation.

At those times, both teams had their best players worldwide, among whom, US Steve Timmons, Karch Kiraly and Craig Buck, and the Cubans Raúl Vilches, Carlos Ruiz and Ernesto Martínez.


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