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Yunerki Ortega

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Ernesto Garrido Oliva [national], CUB

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2018 he was named among the 10 Most Outstanding Para Athletes of the Year in Cuba. (sierramaestra.cu, 12 Dec 2018)

He was named the 2011 Para Athlete of the Year in Cuba after winning two gold medals and a bronze medal at the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. (vanguardia.co.cu, 26 Nov 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2012-09-01 7
Men's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 2012-09-02 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 2012-09-03 8
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 1 2012-09-03 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S11 Heat 2 2012-09-06 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 2012-09-08 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 1 2016-09-13 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 2016-09-13 8
Men's 100 m Butterfly S11 Final Round 2016-09-14 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 2016-09-16 5