Leuris Pupo

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Leuris Pupo
Personal information
Full name Leuris Pupo Requejo
Nationality  Cuba
Born (1977-04-09) April 9, 1977 (age 40)
Sport
Sport Shooting

Leuris Pupo Requejo (born 9 April 1977) is a Cuban shooter who has represented his nation at four Summer Olympic Games.[1]

Pupo's first Olympic appearance came at the 2000 Summer Olympics held in Sydney, Australia where he finished tied for ninth place in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol.[1] He competed in the same event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, finishing tied for seventh place, and again at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China where he again finished seventh.[1]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom, Pupo won the gold medal in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Leuris Pupo". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "London 2012: Leuris Pupo stuns world No1 to win Cuba's first gold". The Guardian. Press Association. 3 August 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2012.