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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Cuba, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Cuba and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Cuba. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Cuban track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Cuba is included when available.

List ranges from Guillermo Martínez to Dayron Robles, plus much more.

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Alexis Copello is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Alexis Copello age 32 Alexis Copello born August 12, 1985 is a Cuban triple jumper with a personal best triple jump of 17.68 metres. He is a World Championship medalist, having won the bronze at the 2009 World ...more

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Amaurys Valle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Amaurys Valle age 28 Amaurys Raúl Valle Mencia is a Cuba track and field athlete who competes in the 400 metres hurdles. His first name is also spelled "Amaury" or "Amauri". His personal ...more

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Andy González is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Andy González age 30 Andy González Núñez is a Cuban middle-distance runner who competes in the 800 metres. He was the gold medalist in the event at the 2011 Pan American Games. He represented ...more

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Arasay Thondike is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Arasay Thondike age 31 Arasay María Thondike Santovenia is a female hammer thrower from Cuba. She set a personal best throw of 71.14 metres in June 2007 in Warsaw. This personal best stood for two years until ...more

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Ariannis Vichy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Ariannis Vichy age 28 Ariannis Vichy Saladre is a Cuban hammer thrower. She competed in the hammer throw event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Arnie David Giralt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Arnie David Giralt age 33 Arnie David Giralt Rivero is a Cuban triple jumper.

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Aymée Martínez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Aymée Martínez age 29 Aymée Martínez Viart is a Cuban sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. Her personal best time is 51.74 seconds, achieved during the heats at the 2007 World Championships in

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Carlos Véliz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Carlos Véliz age 30 Carlos Véliz is a male shot putter from Cuba. His personal best throw is 21.40 metres, achieved on 12 June 2011 in Brazzaville. However the mark had to be declared irregular because of ...more

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Dailenys Alcántara is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Dailenys Alcántara age 26 Dailenys Alcántara Pacheco is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the triple jump and occasionally the long jump. She was the 2007 World Youth champion then became the first ...more

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Dailis Caballero is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Dailis Caballero age 30 Dailis Caballero Vega is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the pole vault. She has a personal best of 4.51 m for the event – the second highest by a Cuban woman. She represented ...more

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Daisurami Bonne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Daisurami Bonne age 30 Daisurami Bonne Rousseau is a Cuban track and field sprint athlete who specialises in the 400 metres. A two-time participant at the World Championships in Athletics, her personal best for the ...more

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Dayron Robles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Dayron Robles age 31 Dayron Robles is a Cuban track and field athlete who specialises in the 110 metre hurdles. He won his first major medal in the 60 metres hurdles at the 2006 World Indoor Championships. He ...more

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Denia Caballero is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Denia Caballero age 28 Denia Caballero Ponce is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the discus throw. She has a personal best of 65.60 metres for the event. She was the Central American and Caribbean ...more

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Diosmely Pena is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Diosmely Pena age 32 Diosmely Peña Contreras is a Cuban sprinter. She competed in the 4 × 400 m relay event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Frank Casañas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Frank Casañas age 39 Yennifer Frank Casañas Hernández is a Spanish discus thrower. He competed for Cuba until May 2008.

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Guillermo Martínez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Guillermo Martínez age 36 Guillermo Martínez López is a Cuban javelin thrower. In intercontinental competitions, he finished tenth at the 2005 World Championships and ninth at the 2007 World Championships. ...more

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Jorge Fernández is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Jorge Fernández age 30 Jorge Fernández is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the discus throw. He won the gold medal in the event at the Pan American Games in 2011 and is a two-time winner at the ...more

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Josleidy Ribalta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Josleidy Ribalta age 27 Josleidy Ribalta Alfonso is a Cuban track and field athlete who specialises in the triple jump. She has a personal best of 14.61 m for the event. Born in Havana, she competed in the triple jump ...more

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Lázaro Borges is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Lázaro Borges age 31 Lázaro Eduardo Borges Reid is Cuban pole vaulter.

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Leonel Suárez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Leonel Suárez age 30 Leonel Suárez Fajardo is a decathlete from Cuba. He was bronze medalist in the event at the 2012 Summer Olympics,2008 Summer Olympics and silver medalist at the 2009 World Championships. ...more

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Lesyani Mayor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Lesyani Mayor age 28 Lesyani Mayor Gil is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the high jump. Her personal best for the event is 1.93 metres, set in 2010. She was a World Junior bronze medallist in 2008 ...more

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Luis Méliz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Luis Méliz age 38 Luis Felipe Méliz Linares is a male Spanish long jumper of Cuban origin. Méliz 's personal best is 8.43 metres, achieved in June 2000 in Jena.

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Mailín Vargas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Mailín Vargas age 35 Mailín Vargas Escalona is a Cuban shot putter.

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Michael Herrera is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Michael Herrera age 32 Michael Herrera is a Cuban track and field sprinter who specialises in the 200 metres. He has a personal best of 20.31 seconds for the event and has also recorded 10.16 seconds for the 100 ...more

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Misleydis González is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Misleydis González age 39 Misleydis González Tamayo is a female shot putter from Cuba. Her personal best throw is 19.50 metres, achieved in August 2008 in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She has represented ...more

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Nelkis Casabona is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Nelkis Casabona age 33 Nelkis Teresa Casabona González is a Cuban track and field sprinter who specialises in the 200 metres. She has a personal best of 22.97 seconds for the event. She represented Cuba at the ...more

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Noel Ruíz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Noel Ruíz age 31 Noel Ruíz Campanioni is a Cuban sprinter.

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Noraida Bicet is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Noraida Bicet age 40 Nora Aída Bicet Juan is a female Spanish-Cuban javelin thrower.

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Omar Cisneros is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Omar Cisneros age 28 Omar Cisneros Bonora is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the 400 metres hurdles. He is the Cuban national record holder for the event with his personal best of 47.99 seconds. He ...more

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Orestes Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Orestes Rodriguez age 28 Orestes Rodríguez Williams is a Cuban sprinter. He competed in the 4 × 400 m relay event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. During a local meeting in La Habana he broke the world best for ...more

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Orlando Ortega is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Orlando Ortega age 26 Orlando Ortega is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the 110 metres hurdles. His personal best for the event is 13.09 seconds and he was the bronze medallist at the 2011 Pan ...more

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Raidel Acea is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Raidel Acea age 27 Raidel Acea Morales is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the 400 metres and 800 metres events. The 2009 Pan American junior champion over 800 m, he won the bronze medal in the ...more

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Roberto Janet is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Roberto Janet age 31 Roberto Janet Durruty is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the hammer throw. He has a personal best of 77.08 metres, set in 2012. He is a two-time champion at the Central American ...more

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Roberto Skyers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Roberto Skyers age 26 Roberto Skyers Pérez is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the sprinting events. He won the gold medal in the 200 metres at the 2011 Pan American Games. His personal bests ...more

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Rose Mary Almanza is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Rose Mary Almanza age 25 Rose Mary Almanza Blanco is a Cuban middle distance runner who competes in the 800 metres. She represented Cuba at the 2011 Pan American Games and has won medals at the Ibero-American and ...more

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Sahily Diago is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Sahily Diago age 22 Sahily Diago Mesa is a Cuban middle-distance runner. She competed for Cuba at the 2012 Summer Olympics as member of the 4×400 metres relay squad.

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Víctor Moya is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Víctor Moya age 35 Víctor Rafael Moya Carvajal is a Cuban high jumper.

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William Collazo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
William Collazo age 31 William Collazo Gutiérrez is a Cuban sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres.

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Yainelis Ribeaux is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yainelis Ribeaux age 30 Yainelis Ribeaux Rustafull is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. She was the 2009 Central American and Caribbean Champion in the event and runner-up at the 2011 ...more

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Yamilé Aldama is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yamilé Aldama age 45 Yamilé Aldama Pozo is an international triple jumper currently competing for Great Britain after formerly representing Cuba and Sudan.

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Yaimeisi Borlot is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yaimeisi Borlot age 27 Yaimeisi Borlot Simon is a Cuban sprinter. She competed in the 4 × 400 m relay event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Yanet Cruz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yanet Cruz age 30 Yanet Cruz Cruz is a female javelin thrower from Cuba. She won the bronze medal at the 2005 World Youth Championships. She also competed at the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final ...more

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Yarelis Barrios is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yarelis Barrios age 34 Yarelys Barrios Castañeda is a female discus thrower from Cuba. She won the Diamond Race in the women's discus throw of the IAAF Diamond League both in 2010 and in 2011. She won the 2012 ...more

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Yargelis Savigne is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yargelis Savigne age 33 Yargelis Savigne Herrera is a Cuban athlete competing in the triple jump and long jump. Her international breakthrough came in 2005, when she, competing in both the triple and long jump events ...more

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Yarisley Silva is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yarisley Silva age 30 Yarisley Silva Rodríguez is a Cuban pole vaulter. She won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics – the first Latin American athlete to win an Olympic medal in that event. Silva ...more

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Yipsi Moreno is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yipsi Moreno age 37 Yipsi Moreno González is a Cuban hammer thrower. She is a triple world champion and Olympic silver medalist, a former world junior record holder and current area record holder.

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Yoandri Betanzos is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yoandri Betanzos age 36 Yoandri Betanzos Francis is a Cuban athlete competing in the triple jump.

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Yordanis García is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yordanis García age 29 Yordanis García Barrisonte is a male decathlete from Cuba who competed for his native country at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The 2005 World Youth champion, he is a two-time medallist at ...more

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Yunior Lastre is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Cuba
Yunior Lastre age 36 Yunior Lastre Hechevarría is a Cuban discus thrower. His personal best throw is 63.67 metres, achieved in March 2009 in Havana.