Jorge García (kayaker)

Jorge Antonio García Rodríguez (born January 14, 1988 in Caibarién[1]) is a Cuban sprint canoer who competed in the late 2000s. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, he was eliminated in the semifinals of both the K-1 500 m and the K-1 1000 m events. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the K-1 1000 m, winning the B-final.[2] At the 2016 Olympics, he competed with Reinier Torres in the men's K-2 1000 m.[3]

Jorge García
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Representing  Cuba
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Cartagena K-2 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2006 Cartagena K-4 1000 m


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jorge García". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2016-12-03. Retrieved 2017-06-22.
  2. ^ "London 2012 K1 1000m kayak single men - Olympic Canoe Sprint". International Olympic Committee. 2017-06-03. Retrieved 2017-06-22.
  3. ^ "Men's Kayak Double 1000m". 2016-08-26. Archived from the original on 2016-08-26. Retrieved 2017-06-22.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)