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Orlando Samuels

Full name: Orlando Glastón Samuels Blackwood
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: December 31, 1946 in Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Affiliations: Granjeros
Country: CUB Cuba
Sport: Volleyball

Biography

Orlando Samuels competed in volleyball for Cuba at the 1972 Olympics. He was a three-time medalist in the sport at the Pan American Games, winning golds in 1971 and 1975 and a bronze in 1967. Samuels was on the national team from 1963-75. He also won titles at the 1966, 1970, and 1974 Central American and Caribbean Games, and the 1969 World Cup. Samuels later became a coach, directing the Cuban team that won the 1989 World Cup and was an assistant coach on the team that won the 1983 Universiade. He led Cuban teams in the World League events from 1991-94 and again starting in 2007.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 25 München Volleyball Men's Volleyball Cuba CUB 10

Men's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1972 Summer 25 München Volleyball Cuba CUB Final Round Match 9/10 2 1972-09-09 POL 3, CUB 0 0
1972 Summer 25 München Volleyball Cuba CUB Group B Match #1 2 1972-08-28 GDR 3, CUB 0 0
1972 Summer 25 München Volleyball Cuba CUB Group B Match #5 2 1972-08-30 JPN 3, CUB 0 0
1972 Summer 25 München Volleyball Cuba CUB Group B Match #9 1 1972-09-01 CUB 3, FRG 2 3
1972 Summer 25 München Volleyball Cuba CUB Group B Match #12 2 1972-09-03 ROU 3, CUB 0 0
1972 Summer 25 München Volleyball Cuba CUB Group B Match #14 1 1972-09-06 CUB 3, BRA 2 3
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