The National Unicycle Team of Puerto Rico traveled last April 18, 2018 to Brussels, capital of Belgium to represent the Island in the most important Tournament of Basketball in Unicycle of Europe that took place from April 21-22.
Candido Santiago Unicycle Pro was interviewed by the RTBF Sport news network in Belgium where he spoke on behalf of the whole team about some of the experiences in the Championship, each of them trajectory, and what this sport does.
The team won in 3rd place 12 games out of 15, proudly taking the “Bronze Medal” to the Delightful Island, competing with the best 16 teams in the World Monobasket Tournament in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, where the current World Champions of Unicycle “Woom de Francia” were revalidated in this tournament.
The team who participate in this tournament was:
- Jose Román – Position 1
- Steven Román – Position 1
- Giovannie Román – Position 2
- Brian Lee – Position 3 Shooting Guard
- Cándido Santiago – Position 3 Strong Forward
He started his career since 1991.
- Carlos Medina – Position 4 Strong Foward
- Josué Barreto – Position 5 and 1 Center and Point Guard
The well-known singer Josué Barreto “Barreto El Show” has been part of the team for more than 20 years.
- Charlie Pérez – Position Shooting Guard
Leader, member, and one of the founders of the first group of Unicycles, he has been active on the team for 49 years.
The National Unicycle Team of Puerto Rico founded by Francisco Dumeng in 1969 has achieved 10 World Championships in this discipline obtaining the most recent in 2008 in Denmark (Europe).
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Barreto El Show (@barretoelshow) welcome the National Unicycle Team at Belgium Airport heading to the World Monobasket Tournament in Louvain-la-Neuve April 2018
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