Luis Doreste

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Luis Doreste
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Medal record
Sailing
Competitor for  Spain
Olympic Games
Gold 1984 Los Angeles 470 Class
Gold 1992 Barcelona Flying Dutchman

Luis Doreste Blanco (born March 7, 1961 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas) is a Spanish sailor who won gold medal both in the 1984 Summer Olympics (470 class), and in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona (Flying Dutchman).[1]

A member of Real Club Náutico Gran Canaria Doreste became World Champion in 1985 (Flying Dutchman), and again in 1995 (Soling). He is three times European Champion, from 1976 (Optimist), 1985 (470) and 1988 (Flying Dutchman). He is a four-time Olympian.

Doreste took the Athlete's Oath at Barcelona in 1992.[2] He is the father of Manuel Doreste, and a brother of Gustavo Doreste and José Doreste.

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