Ariel Hernández (boxer)

Ariel Hernández Azcuy (born May 3, 1970[1] or April 8, 1972[2]) is a boxer from Cuba, who won two Olympic gold medals in the Middleweight division (71–75 kg); at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics. He captured the world title at the 1995 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Berlin, just two months after having triumphed at the Pan American Games in Mar del Plata.

Ariel Hernández
Personal information
Full nameAriel Hernández Azcuy
Nationality Cuba
Born (1970-05-03) May 3, 1970 (age 50)[1]
or (1972-04-08) April 8, 1972 (age 48)[2]
Guane, Pinar del Río, Cuba
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
Weight classMiddleweight

Amateur accomplishmentsEdit

  • Twice Olympic Gold Medalist (Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996)
  • Twice Junior World Champion (Bayamon 1989, Lima 1990)
  • Twice World Champion (Tampere 1993, Berlin 1995)
  • Seven-time Cuban National Champion (1992–1998)
  • Twice Goodwill Games Champion (St Petersburg 1994, New York 1998)
  • Twice World Championships Challenge Winner (Dublin 1994, Macon 1998)

Olympic resultsEdit

1992

1996

Pan American Games resultsEdit

1995

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Ariel Hernández". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.
  2. ^ a b Amateur Record (Archived 2009-10-25)