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Cuba at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Cuba competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. The country's delegation consisted of 32 competitors in athletics, judo, powerlifting, swimming, and table tennis. The competitors came from 13 different provinces and were mostly first-year university students.[1]

Cuba at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Cuba.svg
IPC codeCUB
NPCComité Paralimpico Cubano
in Beijing
Competitors32 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Yunidis Castillo
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold
5
Silver
3
Bronze
6
Total
14
Summer Paralympics appearances

MedalistsEdit

SportsEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Yuniesky Abreu T13 1500m 4:15.08 12 Did not advance
Ernesto Blanco T46 800m 2:00.05 10 Did not advance
1500m 4:20.77 23 Did not advance
Ettiam Calderon T46 100m 11.21 6 Q N/A 11.57 8
200m 22.78 4 Q N/A 22.42  
Freddy Durruthy T13 200m 22.45 6 q N/A 22.51 6
400m 49.92 2 Q N/A 49.52  
Luis Manuel Galano T13 200m 22.04 3 Q N/A 22.00 4
400m 49.28 PR 1 Q N/A 49.12 PR  
Diosmany Gonzalez T12 10000m N/A DNF
Marathon N/A 2:39:41 11
Luis Felipe Gutiérrez T13 100m 11.12 3 Q N/A 10.98  
200m 22.04 3 Q N/A 22.31 5
Arián Iznaga T11 200m 22.91 1 Q 22.95 3 Q 22.79  
400m DNS Did not advance
Lazaro Raschid Aguilar T12 800m 1:56.98 4 Q N/A 1:52.40  
T13 1500m 4:01.18 2 Q N/A 4:06.40  
5000m DNF Did not advance
Felix Rice T11 100m 11.49 5 q 11.65 9 Did not advance
200m 24.14 11 q 24.64 11 Did not advance
Julio Roque T12 100m 11.19 4 q 11.13 4 B 30.91 4

Men's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Ettiam Calderon F46 Long jump 6.48 SB - 4
Leonardo Diaz F55-56 Discus throw 40.87 WR 1061  
Javelin throw 30.70 SB 842 5
Shot put 10.10 SB 870 14
Erick Figueredo F55-56 Shot put 8.11 716 16
Gerdan Fonseca F44 Discus throw 41.26 763 10
Shot put 15.65 977  

Women's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Yunidis Castillo T46 100m 12.22 1 Q N/A 12.04 WR  
200m 25.35 1 Q N/A 24.72 WR  
Omara Durand T13 100m 12.65 4 Q N/A 12.59 6
200m 25.97 2 Q N/A 25.67 4
400m 59.38 6 Q N/A DNF
Daineris Mijan T12 100m 12.93 5 Q 12.99 8 B 13.05 4
200m DNS Did not advance

Women's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Daineris Mijan F12 Long jump 5.71 - 4

JudoEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage
round 1
Repechage
round 2
Final/
Bronze medal contest
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Juan Carlos Cortada Men's 100kg   Rollo (FRA)
W 1000-0000
  Vlasov (RUS)
W 1001-0000
  Sardarov (AZE)
L 0000-1000
N/A   Porter (USA)
W 1000-0000  
Isao Cruz Men's 81kg Bye   Oga (JPN)
W 0010-0000
  Lencina (ARG)
W 1101-0001
N/A   Jonard (FRA)
W 0010-0000  
Jorge Hierrezuelo Men's 73kg   Kurbanov (RUS)
W 1012-0001
  Avila (MEX)
L 0000-0020
N/A   Pourabbas (IRI)
W 1011-0000
  Sydorenko (UKR)
L H
Yargaliny Jiminez Men's +100kg   Dewall (USA)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance
Sergio Perez Men's 60kg N/A   Rahmati (ALG)
L 0010–0100
N/A   Borges (URU)
W 0200-0000
  Quilter (GBR)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance
Victor Sanchez Men's 66kg   Falcon (VEN)
W 1102-0000
  Harris (GBR)
W 1001-0000
  Fujimoto (JPN)
L H
N/A   Karpeniuk (UKR)
W 0120-0000  

WomenEdit

Athlete Event First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage
round 1
Repechage
round 2
Final/
Bronze medal contest
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Maria Gonzalez Women's 48kg   Akatsuka (JPN)
W 1000–0000
  Medjeded (FRA)
W 0002-0000
  Cardoso (BRA)
L 0001-0002
N/A   Brussig (GER)
L 0000-1000

PowerliftingEdit

Athlete Event Result Rank
Luis Perea 67.5kg 180.0 7
Cesar Rubio 52kg 135.0 10

SwimmingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Adonis Leon S11 100m butterfly 1:24.50 13 Did not advance
SB11 100m breaststroke 1:22.40 8 Q 1:22.74 8

Table tennisEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Yunier Fernandez Men's singles C1   Cho J K (KOR)
L 2–3
  Vevera (AUT)
L 0–3
  Kilger (GER)
W 3–0
3 Did not advance
Isvel Trujillo   Lee H K (KOR)
L 0-3
  Ducay (FRA)
L 0-3
  Nikelis (GER)
L 0-3
4 Did not advance
Erich Manso Men's singles C9-10   de la Bourdonnaye (FRA)
L 0-3
  Lukyanov (RUS)
L 1-3
N/A 3 Did not advance
Yunier Fernandez
Isvel Trujillo
Men's team C1-2 N/A   Slovakia (SVK)
L 0-3
Did not advance

WomenEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Yanelis Silva Women's singles C3   Li Q (CHN)
L 0–3
  Choi H J (KOR)
L 0–3
  Reynolds (IRL)
W 3–2
3 Did not advance

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cuba Para-Olympians for Dignity". Prensa Latina. 2008-08-26. Retrieved 2008-08-26.