Ariel Hernández (boxer)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Hernández and the second or maternal family name is Azcuy.
Ariel Hernández
Personal information
Full name Ariel Hernández Azcuy
Nationality  Cuba
Born (1970-05-03) May 3, 1970 (age 44)[1]
or (1972-04-08) April 8, 1972 (age 42)[2]
Guane, Pinar del Río, Cuba
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kilograms (165 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Middleweight

Ariel Hernández Azcuy (born May 3, 1970[1] or April 8, 1972[2]) is a boxer from Cuba, who won two Olympic gold medals in the Middleweight division (71–75 kg); at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics. He captured the world title at the 1995 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Berlin, just two months after having triumphed at the Pan American Games in Mar del Plata.

Amateur Accomplishments[edit]

  • Twice Olympic Gold Medalist (Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996)
  • Twice Junior World Champion (Bayamon 1989, Lima 1990)
  • Twice World Champion (Tampere 1993, Berlin 1995)
  • Seven-time Cuban National Champion (1992–1998)

Olympic Results[edit]



Pan American Games Results[edit]



  1. ^ a b Ariel Hernández at Sports Reference
  2. ^ a b Amateur Record (Archived 2009-10-25)