José Guerra

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For the Spanish fencer, see José Francisco Guerra.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Guerra and the second or maternal family name is Oliva.
José Guerra
Personal information
Born August 9, 1979
Santiago de Cuba

José Antonio Guerra Oliva (born August 9, 1979 in Santiago de Cuba) is a male diver from Cuba. He represented his native country at four consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 2000 (Sydney, Australia). Guerra won a gold and three silver medals at Pan American Games during his career. He also won 2 gold medals at Central American Games becoming the only Cuban male diver in history achieving this. The Cuban diver is the only diver in his country to win a gold medal at World University Games in 1999 Palma de Mallorca adding a silver and a bronze in Beijing in 2001. Being the only Cuban diver to lead the Diving World Ranking in the history, back in 2005. Winner of Forty (40) medals at the Diving Grand Prix and 130 medals total along his career (until April 2011) (98 in international events and 32 in nationals), and is considered the best diver in Cuba of all times. His coach is Lino Socorro Aleman, from Matanzas, Cuba.[citation needed]