Lisandra Guerra Takes Silver in Pan-Am Cycling

HAVANA TIMES, March 8 — Lisandra Guerra picked up a silver medal on Tuesday in the sprint at the Pan-American Track and Road Cycling Championships, based in Mar del Plata, Argentina, reported the Cuban Information Agency.

Guerra was the first Cuba cyclist who was assured a medal in the tournament after clocking a time of 34.601 seconds in the 500-meter individual time trial.

Another Cuban, Marlies Mejias, also won silver in the 3,000 meter individual pursuit; she was surpassed only by the stellar Colombian athlete Maria Luisa Calle.

Friday morning will see female and male individual time trials, and road races will take place on Sunday.