Enrique Figuerola

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Enrique Figuerola
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Enrique Figuerola Camue (born July 15, 1938 in Santiago de Cuba) is a former sprinter from Cuba.

His major international success was his threefold participation in the Olympic Games. He made his first appearance at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, where he finished fourth in the 100 metres final. Four years later, at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Figuerola won the silver medal in the 100 metres, behind American Robert Hayes (gold) and ahead of Canadian Harry Jerome (bronze). At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico he won another silver medal, in the 4 x 100 m relay this time, together with his teammates Hermes Ramirez, Juan Morales and Pablo Montes, behind the US team (gold) and ahead of France (bronze).