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Cuba at the 2000 Summer Olympics

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Anier García Athletics Men's 110 metres hurdles 25 September
  Gold Iván Pedroso Athletics Men's long jump 25 September
  Gold Guillermo Rigondeaux Boxing Bantamweight 30 September
  Gold Mario Kindelán Boxing Lightweight 30 September
  Gold Jorge Gutiérrez Boxing Middleweight 30 September
  Gold Félix Savón Boxing Heavyweight 30 September
  Gold Legna Verdecia Judo Women's 52 kg 17 September
  Gold Sibelis Veranes Judo Women's 70 kg 18 September
  Gold Ángel Matos Taekwondo Men's 80 kg 29 September
  Gold Cuba women's national volleyball team
Volleyball Women's indoor competition 30 September
  Gold Filiberto Azcuy Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 69 kg 27 September
  Silver Yoel García Athletics Men's triple jump 25 September
  Silver Javier Sotomayor Athletics Men's high jump 24 September
  Silver Cuba national baseball team
Baseball (Men-only event) 27 September
  Silver Ledis Balceiro Canoeing Men's C-1 1000 m 30 September
  Silver Leobaldo Pereira, Ibrahim Rojas Canoeing Men's C-2 1000 m 30 September
  Silver Driulis González, Judo Women's 57 kg 18 September
  Silver Daima Beltrán Judo Women's +78 kg 22 September
  Silver Urbia Meléndez Taekwondo Women's 49 kg 27 September
  Silver Yoel Romero Wrestling Men's freestyle 85 kg 1 October
  Silver Lázaro Rivas Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 54 kg 26 September
  Silver Juan Marén Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 63 kg 26 September
  Bronze José Ángel César, Iván García,
Freddy Mayola, Luis Alberto Pérez-Rionda
Athletics Men's 4 × 100 m relay 30 September
  Bronze Osleidys Menéndez Athletics Women's javelin throw 30 September
  Bronze Maikro Romero Boxing Light Flyweight 30 September
  Bronze Diógenes Luña Boxing Light Welterweight 1 October
  Bronze Nelson Loyola, Carlos Pedroso, Iván Trevejo Fencing Men's team épée 18 September
  Bronze Manolo Poulot Judo Men's 60 kg 16 September
  Bronze Alexis Rodríguez Wrestling Men's freestyle 130 kg 30 September

ArcheryEdit

Cuba's first appearance in the Olympic archery competition resulted in a surprise pair of victories.

Men
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Ismely Arias Men's individual 616 41   Parkhomenko (UKR)
W 160-164
  Needham (GBR)
W 165-164
  Fairweather (AUS)
L 163-167
Did not advance
Juan Carlos Stevens 595 57   Fairweather (AUS)
L 161-170
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Edisbel Martinez Women's individual 611 56   Ericsson (SWE)
L 146-154
Did not advance
Yaremis Pérez 612 54   Yu H (CHN)
W 159-155
  Scavotto (USA)
L 155-158
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

Men's track
Athlete Event Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Freddy Mayola 100m 10.33 3 Q 10.35 6 Did not advance
Anier García 110m hurdles 13.60 1 Q 13.53 1 Q 13.16 1 Q 13.00 NR  
Yoel Hernandez 13.53 2 Q 13.40 4 Q 13.41 5 Did not advance
José Ángel César
Iván García
Freddy Mayola
Luis Alberto Pérez-Rionda
4x100m relay 38.74 1 Q N/A 38.16 1 Q 38.04 SB  
Men's field
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Ivan Pedroso Long jump 8.32 1 Q 8.55  
Luis Meliz 8.21 2 Q 8.08 7
Michael Calvo Triple jump 16.30 27 Did not advance
Yoel Garcia 17.08 5 Q 17.47  
Yoelbi Quesada 17.03 7 Q 17.37 4
Javier Sotomayor High jump 2.27 7 Q 2.32  
Frank Casañas Discus throw 60.84 24 Did not advance
Alexis Elizalde 61.13 20 Did not advance
Emeterio Gonzalez Javelin throw 82.64 10 q 83.33 8
Isbel Luaces 75.17 28 Did not advance
Alexis Paumier Shot put 18.31 18 Did not advance
Women's track
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Zulia Calatayud 800m 2:00.18 3 q N/A 1:59.30 3 Q 1:58.66 6
Aliuska Lopez 100m hurdles 12.97 3 Q 12.92 3 Q 12.90 4 Q 12.83 5
Daimi Pernia 400m hurdles 55.53 1 Q N/A 54.92 2 Q 53.68 SB 4
Idalmis Bonne
Zulia Calatayud
Julia Duporty
Daimi Pernia
4x400m relay 3:25.22 2 Q N/A 3:29.47 8
Women's field
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Lissette Cuza Long jump 6.25 26 Did not advance
Yamile Aldama Triple jump 14.27 7 Q 14.30 4
Ioamnet Quintero High jump 1.92 14 Did not advance
Yipsi Moreno Hammer throw 65.74 4 Q 68.33 4
Sonia Bisset Javelin throw 60.09 11 q 63.26 5
Osleidys Menendez 67.34 1 Q 66.18  
Xiomara Rivero 61.89 5 Q 62.92 6
Yumileidi Cumba Shot put 18.42 8 Q 18.70 6
Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Eugenio Balanque Result 10.87 6.19 14.90 1.94 48.23 14.36 46.56 NM Did not advance
Points 890 628 784 749 898 929 799 0
Raul Duany Result 11.09 7.33 13.34 2.06 48.73 14.44 41.17 4.60 64.31 4:29.68 8054 15
Points 841 893 688 859 827 918 688 790 803 747
Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Magalys Garcia Result 13.46 1.66 13.29 24.58 5.92 50.31 828 6054 11
Points 1056 806 747 926 825 866 828

BaseballEdit

Cuba entered the 2000 baseball competition with an 18–0 record and two gold medals to defend. In the preliminary round, the Cubans extended their winning streak to 21 before being defeated by the Netherlands. Despite the loss, they finished first in the round by winning the final three games. In the semifinals, the Cuban team defeated Japan 3–0 to advance to the gold medal game against the United States. For the first time in Olympic history, Cuba was shut out in a 4–0 loss to receive only the silver medal.

  • Preliminary round
    • Defeated South Africa (16-0)
    • Defeated Italy (13-5)
    • Defeated South Korea (6-5)
    • Lost to the Netherlands (2-4)
    • Defeated Australia (1-0)
    • Defeated the United States (6-1)
    • Defeated Japan (6-2)
  • Semifinals
    • Defeated Japan (3-0)
  • Final
    • Lost to United States (0-4) —   Silver medal

BasketballEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

Beach volleyballEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary round Preliminary elimination Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
First Round Second Round Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Dalixia Fernández
Tamara Larrea
Women's   Pires -
Samuel (BRA)
L 4-15
  Tian -
Zhang J (CHN)
W 15-12
  L Yanchulova -
P Yanchulova (BUL)
W 15-3
  Davis -
Johnson Jordan (USA)
L 9-15
Did not advance =9

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Maikro Romero Light flyweight   Varela (VEN)
W 15-11
  Velicu (ROM)
RSC
  Sidorenko (UKR)
W 12-5
  Asloum (FRA)
L 12-13
Did not advance  
Manuel Mantilla Flyweight   Kim T-g (KOR)
W 20-8
  Dobrescu (ROM)
RSC
  Ponlid (THA)
L 8-19
Did not advance
Guillermo Rigondeaux Bantamweight   Zemzeni (TUN)
W KO
  Tsujimoto (JPN)
RSC
  Agaguloglu (TUR)
W 14-5
  Vinson (USA)
W 18-6
  Malakhbekov (RUS)
W 18-12
 
Yosvani Aguilera Featherweight   Tsukamoto (JPN)
RSC
  Mladenov (BUL)
W 15-8
  Djamaloudinov (RUS)
L 12-17
Did not advance
Mario Kindelán Lightweight Bye   Wiangwiset (THA)
W 14-8
  Ouzlian (GRE)
RSC
  Maletin (RUS)
W 27-15
  Kotelnyk (UKR)
W 14-4
 
Diógenes Luña Light welterweight Bye   Blain (FRA)
W 25-14
  Khoulef (EGY)
RSC
  Williams (USA)
L 41-42
Did not advance  
Roberto Guerra Welterweight   Chibuye (ZAM)
W 18-4
  Simion (ROM)
L 7-11
Did not advance
Juan Hernandez Sierra Light middleweight   Nzue Mba (GAB)
RSC
  Marmouri (TUN)
RSC
  Ibraimov (KAZ)
L 9-16
Did not advance
Jorge Gutierrez Middleweight   Cimlum (THA)
W 20-11
  Giannoulas (GRE)
W 20-7
  Diaconu (ROM)
W KO
  Alakparov (AZE)
19-9
  Gaydarbekov (RUS)
W 17-15
 
Isael Alvarez Light heavyweight   Fragomeni (ITA)
RSC
  Orazaliyev (KAZ)
RSC
Did not advance
Félix Savón Heavyweight N/A   Ojemaye (NGR)
RSC
  Bennett (USA)
RSC
  Kober (GER)
W 14-8
  Ibragimov (RUS)
W 21-13
 
Alexis Rubalcaba Super heavyweight N/A   Koç (GER)
W KO
  Dildabekov (KAZ)
L 12-25
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

FlatwaterEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's canoe singles 500 m

  • Ledis Frank Balceiro
    • Qualifying heat — 01:51.918
    • Semifinal — bye
    • Final — 02:32.299 (→ 6th place)

Men's canoe singles 1,000 m

  • Ledis Frank Balceiro
    • Qualifying heat — 03:55.120
    • Semifinal — bye
    • Final — 03:56.071 (→   Silver medal)

Men's canoe doubles 500 m

Men's canoe doubles 1,000 m

CyclingEdit

Road cyclingEdit

Men's road race

Women's road race

Track cyclingEdit

Men's sprint

Men's 1 km time trial

DivingEdit

Men's 3 metre springboard

  • Erick Fornaris
    • Preliminary — 313.86 (→ did not advance, 37th place)

Men's 3 metre springboard

  • Yoendris Salazar
    • Preliminary — 377.58
    • Semifinal — 197.52 — 575.1 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 10 metre platform

Men's 10 metre platform

  • José Guerra
    • Preliminary — 403.14
    • Semifinal — 181.65 — 584.79 (→ did not advance, 14th place)

Women's 3 metre springboard

  • Iohana Cruz
    • Preliminary — 239.97 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 10 metre platform

  • Yolanda Ortiz
    • Preliminary — 231.63 (→ did not advance, 31st place)

FencingEdit

GymnasticsEdit

Men's artistic
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Lazaro Lamelas Individual 9.137 9.437 9.387 9.312 8.887 9.562 55.722 35 Q 8.775 9.262 9.437 9.262 9.275 9.575 55.586 30
Eric López 8.975 9.500 9.637 9.537 9.062 9.412 56.123 28 Q 8.662 9.600 9.675 9.687 9.612 9.575 56.811 17

HandballEdit

JudoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Manolo Poulot 60kg   Stanev (RUS)
W 1001–0000
  Smagulov (KGZ)
W 1000–0010
  Kurdgelashvili (MDA)
W 1000–0000
  Nomura (JPN)
L 0002–0010
Bye   Donbay (KAZ)
W 0210–0000
 
Yordanis Arencibia 66kg   Vazagashvili (GEO)
L 0001-1000
Did not advance
Hector Lombard 73kg   Awad (EGY)
W 1010-0000
  Bilodid (UKR)
L 0020-1010
Did not advance
Gabriel Arteaga 81kg   Krawczyk (POL)
W 1000-0000
  Aragão (BRA)
W 0010-0000
  Bouras (FRA)
L 0001-1001
N/A   Arens (NED)
L 0000-0001
Did not advance
Yosvany Despaigne 90kg   Huizinga (NED)
L 0100-1011
N/A   Olson (USA)
L 0000-1001
Did not advance
Yosvani Kessel 100kg   Inoue (JPN)
L 0000-1000
N/A   Gowing (NZL)
W 1000-0001
  Ze'evi (ISR)
L 0010-0120
Did not advance
Angel Sanchez +100kg   Boonzaayer (USA)
W 1000-0000
  Qerewaqa (FIJ)
W 1000-0000
  Ruslyakov (UKR)
W 0010-0001
  Shionhara (JPN)
L 0001-0010
N/A   Sharapov (BLR)
L 0100-1000
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Amarilys Savón 48kg N/A   Moise (ROM)
W
  Bruletova (RUS)
L
N/A   Dunn (GBR)
W
  Simons (BEL)
L
Did not advance
Legna Verdecia 52kg N/A   Leon (ESP)
W
  Mariani (ARG)
W
  Kye (PRK)
W
N/A   Narazaki (JPN)
W
 
Driulis Gonzalez 57kg N/A   Harel (FRA)
W
  Lomba (BEL)
W
  Shen J (CHN)
W
N/A   Fernández (ESP)
L
 
Kenia Rodriguez 63kg   Yusuf (NGR)
W
  Roberts (GBR)
L
Did not advance
Sibelis Veranes 70kg N/A   Wansart (GER)
W
  Bacher (USA)
W
  Cho M-S (KOR)
W
N/A   Howey (GBR)
W
 
Diadenis Luna 78kg   Ribble (CAN)
W
  Tong (USA)
W
  Richter (ROM)
W
  Lebrun (FRA)
L
N/A   Pierantozzi (ITA)
L
4
Daima Beltran +78kg   Kim S-Y (KOR)
W
  Curren (AUS)
W
  Oliver (BEL)
W
  Yamashita (JPN)
W
N/A   Yuan H (CHN)
L
 

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Yoennis Hernandez
Yosbel Martinez
Men's double sculls 6:40.27 4 R 6:35.76 3 SA/B 6:40.71 6 FB 6:40.71 6
Raúl León
Osmani Martin
Men's lightweight double sculls 6:42.24 3 R 6:44.08 3 Withdrew
Eusebio Acea
Yoennis Hernandez
Yosbel Martinez
Leonides Samé
Men's quadruple sculls 6:00.67 4 R 6:04.45 1 Q 6:01.39 6 FB 6:00.63 6
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mayra Gonzalez Women's single sculls 7:48.28 3 R 7:46.25 1 SA/B 7:38.97 4 FB 7:32.29 1
Marlenis Mesa
Dailin Taset
Women's lightweight double sculls 7:38.26 6 R 7:29.10 4 FC N/A 7:19.63 3

SailingEdit

Women's Mistral

  • Anayansi Pérez
    • Race 1 — 26
    • Race 2 — (28)
    • Race 3 — 19
    • Race 4 — 23
    • Race 5 — 27
    • Race 6 — 24
    • Race 7 — 27
    • Race 8 — 27
    • Race 9 — (28)
    • Race 10 — 27
    • Race 11 — 26
    • Final — 226 (27th place)

Men's Laser

  • José Urbay
    • Race 1 — 32
    • Race 2 — 14
    • Race 3 — (37)
    • Race 4 — 27
    • Race 5 — 37
    • Race 6 — 31
    • Race 7 — 35
    • Race 8 — 22
    • Race 9 — (44) OCS
    • Race 10 — 35
    • Race 11 — 26
    • Final — 259 (35th place)

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Norbelis Bárzaga 10 m air pistol 566 33 Did not advance
50 m pistol 547 30 Did not advance
Leuris Pupo 25 m rapid fire pistol 584 9 Did not advance
Juan Miguel Rodriguez Skeet 116 39 Did not advance
Guillermo Torres 115 43 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Eunice Caballero 50 m rifle three positions 567 30 Did not advance
10 m air rifle 388 36 Did not advance
Margarita Tarradell 25 m pistol 575 20 Did not advance
10 m air pistol 381 11 Did not advance

SoftballEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 50 m freestyle

Men's 100 m freestyle

Men's 100 m butterfly

Men's 200 m butterfly

Men's 100 m backstroke

  • Rodolfo Falcón
    • Preliminary heat — 55.61
    • Semi-final — 55.59 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 m backstroke

  • Neisser Bent
    • Preliminary heat — 02:02.05 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m medley

Women's 100 m breaststroke

Women's 200 m breaststroke

Women's 100 m backstroke

Women's 200 m backstroke

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Women's duet

Table tennisEdit

Athlete Event Group stage Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Francisco Arado Men's singles   Iseki (JPN)
L 0–3
  Cheng (USA)
L 0-3
3 Did not advance
Renier Sosa   Huang (CAN)
L 0-3
  Toriola (NGR)
L 1-3
3 Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

VolleyballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

WeightliftingEdit

Men

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & jerk Total Rank
1 2 3 1 2 3
Sergio Álvarez – 56 kg 120.0 120.0 125.0 150.0 155.0 160.0 275.0 5
Ernesto Quiroga – 85 kg 157.5 162.5 165.0 202.5 207.5 210.0 375.0 8
Joël MacKenzie – 85 kg 157.5 162.5 165.0 192.5 197.5 200.0 365.0 11

Men's middleweight

Men's middle-heavyweight

WrestlingEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  • Wallechinsky, David (2004). The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics (Athens 2004 Edition). Toronto, Canada. ISBN 1-894963-32-6.
  • International Olympic Committee (2001). The Results. Retrieved 12 November 2005.
  • Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (2001). Official Report of the XXVII Olympiad Volume 1: Preparing for the Games. Retrieved 20 November 2005.
  • Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (2001). Official Report of the XXVII Olympiad Volume 2: Celebrating the Games. Retrieved 20 November 2005.
  • Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (2001). The Results. Retrieved 20 November 2005.
  • International Olympic Committee Web Site

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cuba at the 2000 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 29 February 2012.