Rafael Trujillo (sailor)

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Rafael Trujillo
Medal record
Men's sailing
Representing  Spain
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Finn
Finn Gold Cup
Gold medal – first place 2007 Cascais Finn Class
Silver medal – second place 2003 Cádiz Finn Class
Silver medal – second place 2010 San Francisco Finn Class

Rafael Joaquín Trujillo Villar (born 14 December 1975 in La Línea de la Concepción, Cádiz)[1] is a Spanish sailor of the Finn class and Olympic medalist.[2] He won the Finn Gold Cup once and competed in four straight Olympic Games, winning a silver medal in Athens 2004.[3]

He sailed with +39 Challenge in the 2007 Louis Vuitton Cup.

Trujillo was also part of the Mapfre yacht in the 2014–15 Volvo Ocean Race,[4] and coaches 2013 world champion Jorge Zarif.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sailor profiles Rafael Trujillo, ESP
  2. ^ ISAF profile
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Rafael Trujillo". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 25 March 2011.
  4. ^ Rafael Trujillo Villar
  5. ^ Rafael Trujillo wins first Finn World Masters in Torbole