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Yoel Romero

Full name: Yoel Romero Palacios
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: April 3, 1977 in Pinar del Río, Pinar del Río, Cuba
Affiliations: Cerro Pelado, Habana
Country: CUB Cuba
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Yoel Romero had the following finishes at major championships – 1999 World Championship: 85.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 2002 World Championship: 84.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 2005 World Championship: 84.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 2001 World Championship: 85.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd); 1997 World Championship: 85.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 2003 World Championship: 84.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 2003 Pan-American Games: 84.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 2007 Pan-American Games: 84.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1999 Pan-American Games: 85.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Cuba CUB 2 Silver
2004 Summer 27 Athina Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Cuba CUB 4

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR W L CP TP
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Wrestling Cuba CUB Final Standings 2 2000-09-29
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Wrestling Cuba CUB Final Round Match 1/2 2 2000-10-01 Saytiyev (RUS) fall (7-1) (3:41), Romero (CUB) 1
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Wrestling Cuba CUB Semi-finals Match #2 1 2000-10-01 Romero (CUB) decision (3-0) (6:00), Khadem Azgadhi (IRI) 3
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Wrestling Cuba CUB Quarter-finals Match #3 AC 2000-10-01 Romero (CUB)
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Wrestling Cuba CUB Round One Pool Five 1 3 0 9 15
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Wrestling Cuba CUB Round One Pool Five Match #1 1 Romero (CUB) decision (4-0) (6:00), Kurugliyev (KAZ) 4
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Wrestling Cuba CUB Round One Pool Five Match #2 1 Romero (CUB) decision (3-0) (6:00), Samušonoks (LAT) 3
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Wrestling Cuba CUB Round One Pool Five Match #3 1 Romero (CUB) decision (8-0) (6:00), Abdou (CAN) 8
2004 Summer 27 Athina Wrestling Cuba CUB Final Standings 4 2004-08-27
2004 Summer 27 Athina Wrestling Cuba CUB Final Round Match 3/4 2 2004-08-28 Sazhidov (RUS) decision (5-3) (6:00), Romero (CUB) 3 1
2004 Summer 27 Athina Wrestling Cuba CUB Semi-Finals Match #2 2 2004-08-28 Sanderson (USA) decision (3-2) (6:00), Romero (CUB) 2 1
2004 Summer 27 Athina Wrestling Cuba CUB Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 2004-08-27 Romero (CUB) decision (3-1) (6:00), Loizidis (GRE) 3 3
2004 Summer 27 Athina Wrestling Cuba CUB Pool D 1 2004-08-27 2 0 7 13
2004 Summer 27 Athina Wrestling Cuba CUB Pool D Match #1 1 2004-08-27 Romero (CUB) decision (3-0) (6:00), Bichinashvili (GER) 3 3
2004 Summer 27 Athina Wrestling Cuba CUB Pool D Match #2 1 2004-08-27 Romero (CUB) grand superiority (10-0) (4:31), Cobb (GUM) 10 4