Yanet Cruz Cruz (born 8 February 1988 in Jiguaní, Granma) is a female javelin thrower from Cuba.[1] She won the bronze medal at the 2005 World Youth Championships. She also competed at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games without reaching the final round.[2] Her personal best throw is 63.50 metres, achieved in March 2011 in Havana.

Yanet Cruz
Personal information
Full nameYanet Cruz Cruz
Born (1988-02-08) February 8, 1988 (age 31)
Jiguaní, Granma
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Country Cuba
Updated on 27 June 2013.

Personal bestEdit

  • Javelin throw: 63.50 m  La Habana, 19 March, 2011.


Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
Representing   Cuba
2005 World Youth Championships Marrakesh, Morocco 3rd 51.66 m
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 2nd 56.14 m
Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 19th (q) 58.06 m
2009 ALBA Games La Habana, Cuba 1st 59.47 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships La Habana, Cuba 1st 61.28 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 22nd (q) 56.19 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, Korea 23rd (q) 56.73 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 3rd 56.19 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom NM


  1. ^ XXIX JUEGOS OLIMPICOS BEIJING 2008 - Delegación Cubana (PDF) (in Spanish), Instituto Nacional de Deportes Educación Física y Recreación (INDER), p. 57, retrieved 24 June 2013
  2. ^ "Yanet Cruz Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 1 July 2017.

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