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Another slave escapes Cuba’s Castro plantantion: Cuban hurdler defects in Moscow

Another enslaved Cuban athlete has managed to escape his Castro slave masters in what seems to be a rising trend. The irony that this particular athlete, Orlando Ortega, managed to escape and defect in of all places, Moscow, Russia, is something no one should miss.

Via RSport:

Cuban Hurdler Ortega Flees Delegation in Moscow - Report

Orlando Ortega (left)

MOSCOW, August 21 (R-Sport) - A Cuban sprint hurdler has deserted his country's delegation in Moscow after this month's world athletics championships in the Russian capital, his country's athletics federation appeared to say on Wednesday.

Orlando Ortega, 22, failed to make the final of the 110m hurdles last week and has since reportedly disappeared in a case the Cuban Athletics Federation has appeared to call "deplorable."

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1 comment to Another slave escapes Cuba’s Castro plantantion: Cuban hurdler defects in Moscow

  • Gallardo

    "...a case the Cuban Athletics Federation has appeared to call "deplorable."

    I could not hold my laughter with that one, shameless pimps...