Yoennis Hernández

Yoennis Hernández Arruez (born 1 February 1978) is a Cuban former rower who competed at three Summer Olympics.

Yoennis Hernández
Personal information
Birth nameYoennis Hernández Arruez
Born (1978-02-01) 1 February 1978 (age 43)
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight93 kg (205 lb)
Country Cuba
ClubGuantánamo CR


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.[1] 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.[2] 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 [3]


  1. ^ "Yoennis Hernandez Arruez - Olympic Rowing : Cuba". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  2. ^ Olderr, Steven (April 29, 2003). The Pan American Games: A Statistical History. McFarland. ISBN 9780786443369.
  3. ^ "Yoennis Hernandex Arruez". worldrowing.com. Retrieved 14 March 2017.

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