Fernando Manuel Romay Pereiro (born 23 September 1959 in A Coruña) is a retired professional basketball player from Spain, who represented his native country in two consecutive Summer Olympic Games, starting in 1980. At his second Olympic appearance, in 1984, he won the silver medal with the Spanish national basketball team. He stands around 7 ft tall.
Fernando Romay (2008)
|Born||23 September 1959|
A Coruña, Spain
|Listed height||2.13 m (7 ft 0 in)|
|Listed weight||141 kg (311 lb)|
Professional basketball playing careerEdit
American football playing careerEdit
After his retirement from professional basketball, in October 1995, Romay became an American football player with Madrid Panteras, and on 8 June 1996, he won the Spanish league Bowl. He did not play any minutes in the finals game against the Vilafranca Eagles.
Romay makes regular appearances on Spanish television on programmes, such as Mira Quien Baila!, which is the Spanish version of Dancing with the Stars.
- ACB data (in Spanish). Archived 2011-11-23 at the Wayback Machine
- "Fran Vázquez ya es el máximo taponador histórico de la Liga Endesa". ACB.com. 17 April 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
- "Romay salta al fútbol americano con Los Panteras" (in Spanish). El País. 5 October 1995. Retrieved 23 April 2016.