Regino Hernández

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Regino Hernández
(Regino Hernández) Rajoy recibe al equipo español que ha participado en los JJOO de Invierno.jpg
Regino Hernández
Personal information
Full nameRegino Hernández Martín
NationalitySpanish
Born (1991-07-25) 25 July 1991 (age 27)
Ceuta
Sport
CountrySpain
SportSnowboarding

Regino Hernández Martín (Spanish pronunciation: [reˈxino eɾˈnandeθ maɾˈtin]; born 25 July 1991 in Ceuta) is a Spanish snowboarder. In 2018, he became the first person born on the African continent to win a winter Olympic medal.

Career[edit]

On 29 March 2011, he won a gold medal in snowboard cross at the 2011 FIS Junior World Championships in Valmalenco, Italy.

Regino participated for the first time at the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver 2010 where he was 31st. He was eliminated at the 1/8 round. Four years later in Sochi 2014 he reached the quarterfinals where he was eliminated finished 21st. In Pyeongchang 2018 he reached the final and achieved the bronze medal. It was Spain's first medal at the Winter Olympics since 1992.

His first World Cup podium was in La Molina, Spain on 15 March 2014.[1]

World Cup podiums[edit]

Individual events[edit]

Season Date Location Discipline Place
2014 15 Mar 2014 Spain La Molina, Spain Snowboard cross 3rd

Team events[edit]

Season Date Location Discipline Place
2017 18 Dec 2016 Austria Montafon, Austria Snowboard cross team 1st
2018 17 Dec 2017 Austria Montafon, Austria Snowboard cross team 1st
18 Mar 2018 Switzerland Veysonnaz, Switzerland Snowboard cross team 2nd

Olympic results[edit]

Season Date Location Discipline Place
2010 15 Feb 2010 Canada Vancouver, Canada Snowboard cross 31st
2014 18 Feb 2014 Russia Sochi, Rusia Snowboard cross 21st
2018 15 Feb 2018 South Korea Pyeongchang, South Korea Snowboard cross 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIS-Ski – biographie". Fédération Internationale de Ski. Retrieved 15 March 2014.