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Enrique Figuerola

Enrique Figuerola
Personal information
Born (1938-07-15) July 15, 1938
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Sport
Sport Sprint running

Enrique Figuerola Camue (born July 15, 1938) is a retired sprinter from Cuba.

His major international success was his threefold participation in the Olympic Games. He made his first appearance at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, where he finished fourth in the 100 m final. Four years later, at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Figuerola won the silver medal in the 100 m, behind American Robert Hayes (gold) and ahead of Canadian Harry Jerome (bronze). At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico he won another silver medal, in the 4×100 m relay this time, together with his teammates Hermes Ramirez, Juan Morales and Pablo Montes, behind the US team (gold) and ahead of France (bronze).[1]

1960 Olympics, 100 m final, Figuerola is 3rd from left
1964 Olympics, 100 m final, Figuerola is 3rd from right

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  1. ^ Enrique Figuerola. sports-reference



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