Yoel García

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For the Venezuelan trampolinist, see Yoel Enrique Azuaje Garcia.
Yoel García
Personal information
Born November 25, 1973

Yoel García Luis (born November 25, 1973 in Nueva Gerona, Isla de la Juventud) is a Cuban triple jumper who he won the silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics, equalling his personal best with 17.47. His first Olympics was the one of 1996, where he finished 20th in the qualification round.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  Cuba
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd 17.21 m (w)
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th 17.16 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 20th (q) 16.62 m
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 1st 17.30 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships San Juan, Puerto Rico 2nd 17.28 m (w)
World Championships Athens, Greece 15th (q) 16.79 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 21st (q) 16.56 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 2nd 17.47 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 4th 17.40 m
2004 Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 2nd 16.59 m

Personal Best[edit]

  • Indoor 17.62 m
  • Outdoor 17.47 m

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