Yonathan Jesús Fernández

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Yonathan Jesús Fernández
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Born14 April 1986 (1986-04-14) (age 32)

Yonathan Jesús Fernández (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɟʝonataŋ xeˈsus feɾˈnandes];[a] born 14 April 1986)[1][2] is a cross-country skier from Chile. He competed for Chile at the 2014 Winter Olympics in the sprint event. He became the first cross country skier to compete for Chile at the Winter Olympics[3][4] He carried Chile's flag during the closing ceremonies.[5]

At the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, he finished 102 in the Men's 15Km freestyle cross-country ski event.[6] To prepare for the 2018 Olympics, he trained with Tongan skier Pita Taufatofua and Mexican skier Germán Madrazo in Austria.[7]



Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In isolation, Yonathan is pronounced [ˈɟʝonatan].

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIS Biography
  2. ^ Sochi 2014 profile
  3. ^ "The North Face presenta la vestimenta oficial del equipo chileno para Sochi 2014". www.elmercuriomediacenter.cl/ (in Spanish). 24 January 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
  4. ^ Lyons, John (23 January 2014). "Chile won't freeze in Winter Olympics, says Neven". www.sportslashlife.com/. Archived from the original on 2014-01-26. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  5. ^ "PyeongChang 2018 Athlete Profile - Yonathan Jesus FERNANDEZ". www.olympic.org/. 16 February 2018. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  6. ^ "PyeongChang 2018 Cross-Country Skiing Results - Men's 15km Free". www.olympic.org/. 16 February 2018. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  7. ^ "PyeongChang 2018 Athlete Profile - Yonathan Jesus FERNANDEZ". www.olympic.org/. 16 February 2018. Retrieved 15 March 2018.