|Birth name||Yoennis Hernández Arruez|
|Born||1 February 1978|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||93 kg (205 lb)|
Born in Guantánamo, Hernández had a long career in rowing for Cuba. He represented Cuba at the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympics, as a double sculls and quadruple sculls rower. In all of his Olympic events he was able to make it to the B Final. He won a total of ten Pan American Games medals during his career. At every games from 1999 to 2011 he won at least one medal, five of them golds. He was also a regular competitor at the World Rowing Championships, with his best placing coming at Lucerne in 2001, when he and Yosbel Martínez were fourth in the doubles sculls 
- "Yoennis Hernandez Arruez - Olympic Rowing : Cuba". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
- Olderr, Steven (April 29, 2003). The Pan American Games: A Statistical History. McFarland. ISBN 9780786443369.
- "Yoennis Hernandex Arruez". worldrowing.com. Retrieved 14 March 2017.