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Juan Ferrer

Full name: Juan Ferrer Lahera
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: August 24, 1955 in Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: October 22, 2015 in Havana, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
Country: CUB Cuba
Sport: Judo

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Juan Ferrer won multiple international medals as a judoka competing for Cuba. In addition to his 1980 Olympic silver medal, Ferrer won a bronze (1979) and silver (1983) medal at the Pan American Games as a light-middleweight. He won two gold medals at the Central American and Caribbean Games, in 1974 and 1978, and was Pan American Champion in 1974 and 1979. Ferrer was a member of the Youth Communist League and the Communist Party of Cuba and was awarded the Order of Sporting Merit by the State Council. With a degree in physical culture and sports, he later coached the Cuban national judo team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Judo Men's Half-Middleweight Cuba CUB 2 Silver

Men's Half-Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
id: 33,732