Estela Rodríguez

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Estela Rodríguez
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Full name Estela Rodríguez Villanueva
Born November 17, 1967 (1967-11-17) (age 49)
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Estela Rodríguez Villanueva (born November 17, 1967 in Santiago de Cuba) is a retired Cuban judoka. She won silver medals at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics, both in the Half Heavyweight (over 72 kg) category.[1] She returned a positive test to banned diuretic drug called furosemide at the 1996 Olympics, but was only issued with a reprimand, and allowed to keep her medals.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estela Rodríguez". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 
  2. ^ Wilson, Stephen (July 24, 1996). "Medal Kept Despite Drug Test". WashingtonPost.com. The Associated Press.