HAVANA. The First Central American Road Cycling Championship begins today its competitive program in Managua, Nicaragua, with the presence of cyclists representing Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama and the host country.

Organized by the Nicaraguan Cycling Federation, the event has the approval of the Pan-American Cycling Confederation (COPACI), whose president José Manuel Peláez, is among the directors invited to the event. (Copaci Press)