Yunidis Castillo

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Yunidis Castillo
Yunidis Castillo - 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships.jpg
Personal information
Nickname(s) The Bullet
Country Cuba
Sport Running
Updated on 29 July 2013.

Yunidis Castillo is a Paralympic athlete from Cuba competing mainly in category T46 sprint events.

She competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. There she finished thirteenth in the women's Long jump - F44-46 event. She also competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There she won a gold medal in the women's 100 metres - T46 event and a gold medal in the women's 200 metres - T46 event.

At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, she won gold medal in the women's 100 metres, 200 metres and 400 metres T46[1] events setting new world record in all of them.

She lost her right arm in a car accident at the age of 10.[2]


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