María Caridad Colón
||March 25, 1958
María Caridad Colón Rueñes-Salazar (born March 25, 1958 in Baracoa) is a former javelin thrower from Cuba who won the gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics.
She lit the flame at the 1982 Central American and Caribbean Games.
- ^ Official Results p. 89 "María Caridad Colón became the first woman in these events who carried the torch to light the fire stand in the main stadium during the opening act."